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Kill the Umpire (1916)

 |  Comedy, Short  |  17 July 1916 (USA)
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Mr. Fan is a baseball fan. The particular bane of his life is the umpire. No matter how the game goes, the umpire does the wrong thing. Mrs. Fan knows as much about the game as the wildest ... See full summary »

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Eddie Lyons ...
Mr. Fan
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Mrs. Fan
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Bull Dugan - the Umpire
Mina Cunard ...
Jane
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Mr. Fan is a baseball fan. The particular bane of his life is the umpire. No matter how the game goes, the umpire does the wrong thing. Mrs. Fan knows as much about the game as the wildest savage, and her husband's talk of the game is naturally wasted on her. One day she is particularly worried over her husband's remarks at the table and he shows her a notice in the papers in "fan lingo" stating that a new umpire has been secured in the person of "Bull" Dugan. The said "Bull" has quite a reputation for quieting players who get unruly, and even has the fans themselves using the soft pedal. He speaks to his friends about it and they all agree the change is for the worse. Mr. Fan rages all the way to the ball grounds and threatens dire things to the umpire should he not do the right thing. The game is called. Mr. Fan at once draws attention to himself by guying the umpire, and for a moment "gets the umpire's goat." However, it is for a moment only, and the renowned "Bull" takes a long ... Written by Moving Picture World synopsis

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