The sleuth is notified that a pet canary has been stolen from a nearby residence. The owners ask him to investigate. We now find him in the home questioning the servants, who happen to be ... See full summary »

Director:

Writers:

(story), (scenario)

Photos

Add Image Add an image

Do you have any images for this title?

Edit

Cast

Cast overview:
...
Otto - the Sleuth
Florence Williams ...
The Mistress of the House
Bernard Siegel ...
The Butler
...
The Maid (as Patsy De Forrest)

Comic-Con 2017: All Aboard the IMDboat

 | 

July 20 to 23, 2017

Get entertainment news, trailer drops, and photos with IMDb's coverage of 2017 San Diego Comic-Con featuring host and IMDboat captain Kevin Smith. Watch our exclusive celebrity interviews, and tune in to our LIVE show from 3:30 to 5 p.m. PDT on Saturday, July 22.

Browse Our Guide to Comic-Con

Edit

Storyline

The sleuth is notified that a pet canary has been stolen from a nearby residence. The owners ask him to investigate. We now find him in the home questioning the servants, who happen to be big and husky. Their boldness make him uncomfortable. Finally the mistress comes in. He asks for the bird cage, which she is holding. He wants to put it through the third degrees. Next we find the sleuth and his assistant in the office of mystery, and after questioning the cage he cannot get a clue. He finally plans a "murderous" deed. He decides to get a bird like the one stolen, and get the reward. This is soon done, but when he nears the home he hears laughter. He peeks through the curtain and observes that the real bird has been found. The folks pull the curtain aside, and, seeing the cage behind his back, they ask for it. One of the husky butlers takes the cage out of his hand. Seeing another bird in the cage the butler and the rest of the folks laugh at him as a detective and order him out of ... Written by Moving Picture World synopsis

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Plot Keywords:

character name in title | See All (1) »

Genres:

Comedy | Short

Edit

Details

Country:

Language:

Release Date:

22 July 1916 (USA)  »

Company Credits

Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

See  »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?