Little Willie brings home a stray mongrel dog which he has found on the street, much to the annoyance of his father, mother and sister. To humor the boy, who is the pet of the family, they ... See full summary »

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Little Willie brings home a stray mongrel dog which he has found on the street, much to the annoyance of his father, mother and sister. To humor the boy, who is the pet of the family, they decide to let the dog remain. All goes well until the dog shows a destructive turn of mind and succeeds in destroying about everything within reach. The limit of patience arrives when the dog destroys mother's new spring hat and gown and she orders the dog put out of the house and summons father to get rid of the animal. Father secures a handbag and places the dog inside. Willie gets his painting outfit, and while father is getting his hat, the boy paints the word "Dynamite" across the bag in white letters. Father unconscious of this, starts to get rid of the dog. He meets several of his neighbors and is about to pass the time of day with them when they see the word "dynamite" and run away. Father thinks they have suddenly gone mad. He stops in a café for refreshments and the barkeeper who is about ... Written by Moving Picture World synopsis

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8 September 1912 (USA)  »

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Released as a split reel along with the comedy The Pleasures of Camping (1912). See more »

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