Solomon keeps a clothing store, he has in stock two overcoats of exactly the same make and pattern. He offers these for sale at an attractive price, placing them in a conspicuous place in ... See full summary »

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Michael Gallagher
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Peter Dempsey
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Mrs. Maggie Gallagher
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Norah - Dempsey's Sweetheart
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(as Harold H. Wilson)
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Solomon keeps a clothing store, he has in stock two overcoats of exactly the same make and pattern. He offers these for sale at an attractive price, placing them in a conspicuous place in front of his establishment to lure prospective purchasers. Michael Gallagher, who is passing by and in need of an outer garment, notices Solomon's display and after some dickering, buys one of the coats. Shortly after the first sale, Peter Dempsey, a bachelor, by the way, happens along and takes quite a fancy to the remaining twin overcoat and Solomon makes another sale. Strange to relate Gallagher and Dempsey chance, at the same time into the same restaurant. Finishing his meal, Gallagher leaves hurriedly and takes Dempsey's coat, quite naturally mistaking it for his own. When Dempsey is through with his meal, he puts on Gallagher's coat quite satisfied that it is his own. That night Dempsey goes to call on his sweetheart, who admires his new overcoat, and as she helps him off with it, a letter in a... Written by Moving Picture World synopsis

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24 June 1911 (USA)  »

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Released as a split reel along with the drama Barriers Burned Away (1911). See more »

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