Bill, having decided on a day's fishing, casts his line into the river. A nibble on the line causes him to draw in his line quickly, and, to his surprise, a boot is caught on the end of his... See full summary »

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Bill, having decided on a day's fishing, casts his line into the river. A nibble on the line causes him to draw in his line quickly, and, to his surprise, a boot is caught on the end of his line. Violet and a number of girls are off for a picnic, and are scouting around for a desirable spot to spread their luncheon. Bill falls asleep and rolls into the water. He undresses himself and hangs his wet clothes on the bushes nearby. Then he jumps into the water to await the drying of his clothes. A goat from a nearby farm wends its way to the bushes and eats Bill's clothes. Violet and the girls find the desirable location where the goat has just finished eating unfortunate Bill's clothes. The girls are about to enjoy their luncheon when a snake scares the girls away. Bill, seeing his opportunity, wraps the tablecloth about his body and starts to go home. Twilight having set in, a negro, who has just stolen a number of chickens in a bag, sees Bill dressed in the white tablecloth, thinks he ... Written by Moving Picture World synopsis

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9 November 1915 (USA)  »

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