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Some Detective! (1916)

Lazy Lukins and Fat Perkins are in love with Widow Farmer. Lazy's nickname doesn't appeal to the lady in question as she is of a decidedly industrious character. Lazy is a detective but his... See full summary »

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Ralph McComas ...
Lazy Lukins - the Sleuth
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The Widow Farmer
Napoleon ...
Napoleon the Chimpanzee
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Sally the Chimpanzee
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Lazy Lukins and Fat Perkins are in love with Widow Farmer. Lazy's nickname doesn't appeal to the lady in question as she is of a decidedly industrious character. Lazy is a detective but his ability to ferret out clues is lost upon the widow. She prefers the fat, but frugal, Perkins, who runs the delicatessen store. Nap and Sallie, the chimps, are Italian street vendors. One afternoon, they get into a scuffle and run off, leaving the contents of their trays scattered over the pavement. Lazy happens along. He tries to solve the mystery of the trays but finally stops his deductions to gloat over a necklace which he finds among the contents of one of the trays. He decides to forget the mystery in the case and bear his trophy to the fair widow. Meanwhile the chimps have made a raid on the delicatessen to the terror of the customers, the widow, and Fat Perkins. Lazy comes up but is scorned alike by the widow and Perkins. That evening Lazy endeavors to take the necklace to his love but Fat ... Written by Moving Picture World synopsis

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