A doddering old gentleman, out for his morning's constitutional, suffers an attack of epilepsy in front of a saloon in the country town. Pedestrians run to his rescue and the barkeeper of ... See full summary »

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Pedestrian with Seltzer Bottle
Fred Church ...
Pedestrian at Second Bar / Third Bartender
Neva Don Carlos ...
First Stout Woman
Franklin Hall ...
First Pedestrian / Second Bartender (as Frank Hall)
Earl Howell ...
First Tramp
Fred Ilenstine ...
Pedestrian in Last Scene
John B. O'Brien ...
Man Outside Third Bar
William A. Russell ...
Second Tramp
Joseph Smith ...
First Man Having a Fit
Clara Williams ...
Woman Outside Third Bar
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A doddering old gentleman, out for his morning's constitutional, suffers an attack of epilepsy in front of a saloon in the country town. Pedestrians run to his rescue and the barkeeper of the saloon brings out a good jolt of whiskey to revive the stricken one. A tramp who has noted the accident, has also mentally noted the glass of whiskey, and being thirsty for a drink himself, he turns away, a brilliant scheme revolving in his mind. A few minutes later the tramp in passing another saloon is seen to fall and go into violent contortions. A crowd gathers and the saloonkeeper comes out with the dose of whiskey. "Weary" is delighted, and meeting an old tramp friend of his, puts him wise to the little game. They return to the first saloon and the second tramp has a fit. The unsuspecting bartender comes out with the usual glass of whiskey, and the tramp is revived. The bartender, however, sees into their scheme and watches them heading for the saloon further down the street. "Weary" and ... Written by Moving Picture World synopsis

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16 March 1910 (USA)  »

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Released as a split reel along with The Inventor's Model (1910). See more »

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