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The Midnight Marauder (1911)

Mr. Blowhard is forever throwing bouquets at himself as to his bravery, and as a member of the "Gimlet Club" he would have been awarded medals. On this particular evening he is boasting of ... See full summary »

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Henry Blowhard
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Mr. Blowhard is forever throwing bouquets at himself as to his bravery, and as a member of the "Gimlet Club" he would have been awarded medals. On this particular evening he is boasting of his wonderful prowess to a party of friends, stating that he is afraid of nothing, human or beast. He goes so far as to tell them that the bearskin rug adorning his room is a trophy of a bear hunt when he subdued and killed the mighty bruin with no other weapons than his strong arms and hands. They for politeness sakes, pretend to believe him, and he becomes as chesty as a blower pigeon. That night there calls a burglar on an expedition of pilfering. He is a bungling fellow and overturns some article of furniture at every step. The noise arouses the Blowhards and he has a chance to prove his mettle. Well, it was a case of one trying to get away from the other, and in the mixup they fall out of the window with Blowhard uppermost, thereby saving him bodily injury. The burglar is taken into custody by ... Written by Moving Picture World synopsis

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12 January 1911 (USA)  »

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Released as a split reel along with the comedy Help Wanted (1911). See more »

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