Three weary travelers, having arrived somewhere in their special box, see in front of them some bills of a circus. Looking around the yard after making their somewhat incomplete toilet, ... See full summary »

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Three weary travelers, having arrived somewhere in their special box, see in front of them some bills of a circus. Looking around the yard after making their somewhat incomplete toilet, they see the cars of the show quite close to them. It was natural for them to inspect. They find one open to enter. Seemingly it was the wardrobe car, for on the floor lay an elephant skin and head waiting for two human forms to introduce themselves inside to make a funny imitation of the real animal. The thought is suggested to the weary travelers that it might be a means to an end, to procure breakfast, so they quickly avail themselves of the gift fate had sent them. Two of the liveliest quickly insert themselves, while the other donning a keeper's uniform, straightway start to test their fortunes. Unfortunately the inmates of the elephant were not satisfied with their condition as the keeper and they found ample cause to grumble. For instance when the meals came round for the employees of the circus... Written by Moving Picture World synopsis

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28 June 1912 (USA)  »

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Released as a split reel along with the comedy Bridget's Explanation (1912). See more »

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