Pat comes home with a jag on and only part of his pay in his pocket. A stormy argument ensues, in which the neighbors and the policeman on the beat are brought in, but Bridget scatters the ... See full summary »

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Pat comes home with a jag on and only part of his pay in his pocket. A stormy argument ensues, in which the neighbors and the policeman on the beat are brought in, but Bridget scatters the inquisitive ones with a pan of dish water. Pat wanders off and stumbles over an open man-bole in the street, and decides to be revenged, so he scrawls a note to Bridget that he has committed suicide by drowning himself in the man-hole, which is delivered to his wife by a boy. Bridget is overcome and becomes hysterical. The town constables on bicycles are called out, the police hurry to the scene, and the fire department lends its aid. A great crowd gathers about the man-hole and heroic policemen, with ropes tied about their waists, plunge into the dark depths in search of Pat. In the meantime Pat has been having the time of his life "rushing the growler," and his attention is attracted by the mob about the man-hole. Unsteadily he makes his way into their midst, and the angry firemen and police lay ... Written by Moving Picture World synopsis

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2 December 1912 (USA)  »

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Sewercide  »

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Released as a split reel along with the comedy Brown's Seance (1912). See more »

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