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Adventures of a Seagoing Hack (1915)

Lawrence Dallas, man about town, is asleep in his bed. The butler awakens Dallas and gives him a telegram. It is from his wife, who has been out of town, and informing him that she will ... See full summary »

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Lawrence Dallas
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Lawrence Dallas, man about town, is asleep in his bed. The butler awakens Dallas and gives him a telegram. It is from his wife, who has been out of town, and informing him that she will arrive soon. She arrives as Dallas is dressing and a bawling out is handed to Dallas. He pleads for one chance. Dallas receives an invitation to supper with his friend Daisy. Mrs. Dallas also receives an invitation to go to the Plymouth reception. Both determine to go. The butler, who is in league with a gang of crooks, plots with them to rob the house. Some hours later finds Dallas intoxicated in company with several other gay boys; the butler, robbing the house with the crooks. Dallas and the others happen upon a hack in front of a saloon. The friends bet with him that he is afraid to drive it. Dallas mounts to the cabby's seat. The burglars are discovered by an officer who pursues them. They hail the hack and enter it. But the hack goes too slow. In disgust the butler and his colleagues flee, ... Written by Moving Picture World synopsis

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18 February 1915 (USA)  »

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The Adventures of a Sea-Going Hack  »

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