Jerry is hungry and broke. Meeting a hobo who is in the same fix they try to plan some method of obtaining a square meal. While they are talking they observe a detective removing a disguise... See full summary »

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Jerry
Claire Alexander ...
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Bo
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Reckless Willie
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Jerry is hungry and broke. Meeting a hobo who is in the same fix they try to plan some method of obtaining a square meal. While they are talking they observe a detective removing a disguise and see him conceal it in the bandstand in a park. This gives them an idea and they proceed to put it into execution. The hobo puts on the disguise and Jerry enters a swell restaurant and orders a full meal. When he finishes eating he signals, as agreed upon, by dropping a plate out of the window. The hobo, disguised as the detective, then enters as Jerry is in an argument with the proprietor and the waiter over his bill and arrests Jerry. Telling the proprietor that "his troubles are his own,'' he drags Jerry away. Jerry and the hobo then reverse matters and Jerry puts on the disguise, and the hobo enters and orders everything on the bill. Jerry, however, meets his sweetheart and neglects to come to his partner's rescue, even when one plate follows another out of the window, A policeman, who has ... Written by Moving Picture World synopsis

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10 November 1917 (USA)  »

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