A rotund young man and his wife are spending the day at the beach at Coney Island. Feeling restless and wanting to go to the amusements at Luna Park, he ditches his wife. At the amusement park, he meets a pretty young woman. She arrived at the amusement park with one man, went in with another who had money to pay her entrance, before she ends up spending much of the day with the rotund husband, who managed to get the second man arrested. As the husband and the pretty young woman get into one misadventure after another, the first two men try to win back the affection of the pretty young woman, while the wife goes searching for her husband. The wife and the second man, who are old friends, team up in their quest, which leads to further misadventure for all five and the police. Written by
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Notable as the only film, where Buster Keaton is seen laughing. See more
When the cop loses his uniform and runs out of the cell, he races around a low barricade that surrounds the sergeant's desk. When he grabs it as he speeds around, the barricade lifts off of the floor momentarily, showing that it is not attached to the floor. See more
Who is that fat lady?
He ain't a lady, she's a man!
Referenced in The Great Stone Face