Bunko Bill, a famous crook, gets a job at a country house as a gardener in order to rob the place. It is the home of the Commissioner of Police, and his niece is in love with a young man ... See full summary »

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Fay Tincher ...
The Commissoner's Niece
Edward Dillon ...
Bunko Bill (as Eddie Dillon)
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Harris
Max Davidson ...
The Commissioner
Sylvia Ashton ...
The Commissioner's Wife
Ed Rice ...
The Cop
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Bunko Bill, a famous crook, gets a job at a country house as a gardener in order to rob the place. It is the home of the Commissioner of Police, and his niece is in love with a young man who is staying there. But she refuses to marry him unless he commits some deed of daring, such as catching a burglar red-handed, or something of that sort. So Harris, the aforesaid young man, cooks up a scheme with what he thinks is the gardener, alias Bunko Bill. It is that the gardener shall burglarize the house and allow Harris to catch him and turn him over, apparently to the police. He will then contrive to let him escape, etc. Bunko Bill steals the silverware one night beforehand, and Harris catches him. Though Bill is not very well pleased and while they are talking Mrs. Commissioner, a stern and husky female, holds them both up at the point of a gun and demands to know what is what. Harris is afraid to let her know of their scheme and Mrs. Commissioner has Bunko Bill arrested, and Harris also.... Written by Moving Picture World synopsis

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13 December 1914 (USA)  »

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