John Smith is abused and henpecked. He is left at home to wash the dishes, while his wife has a good time. Brown and Jones sympathize with him and carry some of their sympathy in a bottle. ... See full summary »

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John Smith is abused and henpecked. He is left at home to wash the dishes, while his wife has a good time. Brown and Jones sympathize with him and carry some of their sympathy in a bottle. Smith revolts and ships as a cook on a steamer bound for Africa. It is one slavery for another, and when a party is landed to get fresh water, he beats it up the beach and runs into a party of Zulus, who drive off the others and make him their prisoner. They take him before their king and when Smith deceives them by telling them he is bullet proof, and giving them a pistol loaded with blank cartridges with which to fire at him, they are so surprised that the shots have no effect upon Smith. They think he is supernatural and proclaim him king. The original king gives the crown and scepter to Smith. Later Mrs. Smith has turned missionary. She is shipwrecked on the very coast where Smith is king. Smith is delighted at the news of a new queen, until he finds out who it is. He then tries to commit ... Written by Moving Picture World synopsis

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zulu | africa | lost film | See All (3) »

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Short | Comedy

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24 June 1913 (USA)  »

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