The two Schultz Brothers, vaudeville artists, attempt to entertain the folks in Snakeville, but face a tough audience of cowboys.


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The Tall Schultz Brother
The Short Schultz Brother


Another of the Essanay's funny "Snakeville" comedies. Two wandering thespians, whose one lone trunk bears the legend "Schulz Brothers, in Vaudeville," are hitting the grit back to New York. They are sore and tired when they reach "Snakeville." They decide to stop overnight, and if fortune favors them to give a performance and gets enough money to ride back to Broadway. Thereat they bill the town and make ready for the performance at the Town Hall that evening. Their efforts to please the critical Snakeville audience are futile and before they have rendered their first selection the audience bowls them off the stage and all leave. Furthermore the management in the box office has decamped to the "Red Eye" saloon with all the proceeds of the performance and they are in as bad a fix as before. The next morning one of them is arrested for stealing a pie from a kitchen window and thrown into jail. The other, the little short fellow, plans to get him out and masquerades as old mother. She ... Written by Moving Picture World synopsis

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7 October 1911 (USA)  »

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