After enjoying a hearty meal on the veranda of a swell café, the wherewithal for which has been obtained by a new means of appropriation, Jerry dispatches a note to his sweetheart, Bessie, ... See full summary »

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Jerry
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Bessie Weston
George George ...
Cyclone Pete
Louis Fitzroy ...
Mr. Ashton
Jefferson Osborne ...
Mr. Weston
Janet Sully ...
Mrs. Weston
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After enjoying a hearty meal on the veranda of a swell café, the wherewithal for which has been obtained by a new means of appropriation, Jerry dispatches a note to his sweetheart, Bessie, requesting her to meet him at "the bench" at 3 o'clock. The note falls into the hands of Mrs. Weston before it reaches her husband and, engaged at Jerry's nonchalant references to her provider, makes preparations for Jerry's reception. After locking Bessie in her room, Mr. Weston proceeds to the bench designated by Jerry and there, heavily veiled, awaits his coming. Too intent to notice anything amiss, Jerry proceeds to embrace the veiled woman, whom he assumes is Bessie. He is soon brought to a realization of a mistake, however, for Mrs. Weston uses a rolling-pin with telling effect. Jerry's cries attract the attention of Mr. Weston, who has been entertaining Mr. Ashton over liquid refreshments served in the summer garden. Armed with empty beer bottles, they rush to the scene. Their efforts to ... Written by Moving Picture World synopsis

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17 December 1915 (USA)  »

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The Hold-Up  »

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