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Hero for a Minute (1917)

Kid Cameraflage, the Chief's chauffeur, was secretly married to the maid. She had promised to take good care of him before he married her, but everything was different now, for he was made ... See full summary »

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(as Robert Kerr)

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Bobby Dunn ...
Kid Cameraflage
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The Chief
Catherine Young ...
The Chief's Wife
Peggy Prevost ...
The Maid
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Kid Cameraflage, the Chief's chauffeur, was secretly married to the maid. She had promised to take good care of him before he married her, but everything was different now, for he was made to do the menial work and become a full-fledged kitchen mechanic to meet the high cost of living. The Chief and his wife were happy. They had a battle every other minute. The Chief gets an order from the Mayor, advising him that all blackhanders must be clean-shaven. This aggravates one of the blackhanders, who picks himself out a well-fed bomb, and wends his weary way to the office of the Mayor. Kid Cameraflage, whose duties varied, was lining up the cuspidors, when he spied the bomb nestling in one of them. Everyone looked on to see the Kid's finish, but picking the bomb up courageously, he flung it out of the window, hitting the blackhanders, and saved the day. "You're fired!" said the Mayor to the Chief. "You're hired!" said the Mayor to the Kid. "You're chauffeur!" said the Kid to the Chief, ... Written by Moving Picture World synopsis

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Comedy | Short

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5 December 1917 (USA)  »

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1.33 : 1
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