The little town of Hicksville is proud of their new uniformed police force, and a wire comes that a desperate criminal is at large and that a reward of $500 is offered for his capture, dead... See full summary »

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The little town of Hicksville is proud of their new uniformed police force, and a wire comes that a desperate criminal is at large and that a reward of $500 is offered for his capture, dead or alive, great excitement prevails at the central police station. Dud and Slim, the two new additions to the force, are determined that they will capture the bad man. Their search begins, but Miss Ethel comes between them, and for a time they almost forget that it is their duty to capture, dead or alive, the terrible "Giant George." When the "Giant" comes leisurely walking before them with six-shooters drawn, our two brave policemen desert their duty and flee for safety. A riot call is sent in and the town police force finally locate the bad man in his room. When they attempt to arrest him, however, he quietly takes away their revolvers and orders them from his room. Bud and Miss Ethel find a huge mallet, and when the bad man attempts to leave his room it falls from Bud's hands and the bad man ... Written by Moving Picture World synopsis

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Comedy | Short

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24 March 1917 (USA)  »

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According to writer Simon Louvish, this was Oliver Hardy's last project with the Vim Comedy Film Company, and is a lost film. See more »

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