A certain learned professor took up the study of hypnotism. In a sanitarium he found a lot of likely subjects, and without their knowledge or consent, placed them all under his spell. After satisfying himself of his ability to hypnotize, he brought them back to a normal state of being, and finding themselves in many undignified positions, fall on the professor and almost beat him to a pulp. They leave him helpless and an easy prey for his landlady, and unattractive spinster. She found the volume of hypnotism which he has been studying, and as soon as she spies the helpless professor, resolves to try an experiment on her own account. She places him in a hypnotic trance and to make assurance doubly sure, leads him to a justice of the peace. She takes her newly wed spouse to their home, where she tries to bring him back to his original condition, but is unable to, so she defies all the ethics of the code and resorts to a bed slat. She beats him back to life again, shows him her proof of ... Written by
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Released as a split reel along with the drama Memories
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