In Casgar, on the utmost boundary of Tartary, lived a tailor and his pretty wife. One day a little hunchback seated himself at the shop door and began to sing and play on a tabor. The ... See full summary »

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In Casgar, on the utmost boundary of Tartary, lived a tailor and his pretty wife. One day a little hunchback seated himself at the shop door and began to sing and play on a tabor. The tailor invited the hunchback in to entertain his wife. The hospitable wife immediately placed a dish of fish before the men. The hunchback swallows a bone and chokes to death. The accident greatly alarms the tailor, who fearing the magistrate will hear of it, plans to get rid of the corpse. They carry the body to the house of the Jewish doctor and put it at the bottom of a steep flight of stairs, then hastily run away. The doctor, coming down the stairs without a light, falls upon the corpse. He thinks he has killed a poor, sick fellow coming for treatment. Stealthily, the doctor and his wife carry the body to the terrace of their house and throw it down the chimney of their Mussulman neighbor. The Mussulman is one of the Sultan's purveyors; coming into tho room, sees a man at his chimney. Thinking he is... Written by Moving Picture World synopsis

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8 October 1913 (USA)  »

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