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An Absent-Minded Burglar (1912)

Of course he is a big boob, but he aspired to be a hold-up man. In trying to hold up a couple of fellows on the street he is held up himself, for they are professionals at the game. They ... See full summary »

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(story) (as I.M. Reynolds)

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Mr. Hardluck
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John T. Dillon ...
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Dell Henderson
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Of course he is a big boob, but he aspired to be a hold-up man. In trying to hold up a couple of fellows on the street he is held up himself, for they are professionals at the game. They tell him to join them and become a real crook. The ambition of his life is realized. At first he looks promising to the gang, so enthusiastic is he, but later they are forced to chase him on account of his blunders. Written by Moving Picture World synopsis

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criminal | burglar | See All (2) »

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Short | Comedy

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28 November 1912 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

An Absent-Minded Burglar  »

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1.33 : 1
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Released as a split reel along with the comedy After the Honeymoon (1912). See more »

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