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Jerry and the Counterfeiters (1916)

Jerry, pursued by the police, makes his escape by boarding a train. The first stop is a small town, and as Jerry alights to view his surroundings he is detected by a conductor and turned ... See full summary »

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Jerry
Claire Alexander ...
Daisy
George George ...
Hank
Louis Fitzroy ...
Father
Gordon McGregor ...
The Constable (as Gordon MacGregor)
Arthur Mund ...
The Waiter
Ray Lincoln ...
Bill
Jefferson Osborne ...
The Hotel Fixture
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1st Counterfeiter
Arthur Jackson ...
2nd Counterfeiter
Dave Allen ...
3rd Counterfeiter
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Louise Horner
Janet Sully
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Jerry, pursued by the police, makes his escape by boarding a train. The first stop is a small town, and as Jerry alights to view his surroundings he is detected by a conductor and turned over to the constable. About to be imprisoned, the prisoner gets possession of the "law's" club; beats the constable, and, locking him in a cell, escapes. Jerry is attracted by Daisy, who is strolling through the fields with Hank, her sweetheart. Jerry's eyes begin to work and Daisy is a victim. This aroused Hank, who subdues the mischiefmaker only to be the unfortunate one in the end, when Jerry crashes a brick over his head. As Hank recovers, Jerry is forced to flee. Jerry's speed carries him into the hills and he comes across a band of counterfeiters. He is admitted into the band when it is decided that he is not dangerous. But the huge stacks of new currency tempt Jerry and he is caught in the act of storing a lot of it in his pockets and ejected from the camp. Government officers searching in the... Written by Moving Picture World synopsis

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Short | Comedy

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18 August 1916 (USA)  »

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1.33 : 1
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