The Great Outdoors

(Hal Roach Studios, 1923)

The Spats go on a camping trip that begins with the destruction of their cabin and ends with them being pursued by bandits, a railroad bull, and the police.

The Great Outdoors is the fourth episode of The Spat Family series.

See the “also available” section at the bottom of this page for The Spat Family Collection, including this and two other episodes of the series.


Starring Frank Butler, Laura Roessing, and Sidney D’Albrook
Directed by Fred Guiol




Image quality:



1080p HD


12 minutes


Additional content

  • An original, scene-specific piano score compiled from period appropriate photoplay music.



  • Stream online or download MP4





Also availabile

This film is also available as part of the following video collections and DVDs: