Jerry's Victory (1917)
Jerry for once is in right with his sweetheart's father. All progresses well until one unfortunate night Jerry takes her to a movie show and here she meets Flashy Joe. His gaudy raiment and apparent wealth wins her heart from Jerry. Some time later she completely overthrows Jerry and goes auto riding with Flashy. Jerry determines on revenge patterned on the movie they had witnessed together, "The Sandbagger's Romance." He goes to the hardware store to purchase a deadly weapon but finds them too expensive. He gets an idea and buys iron washers. He takes these to his room and loads a sock with sand and the iron. Following Flashy to his apartment he lays in wait but is discovered by Flashy from the upper window window and knocked out by a water pitcher which Flashy drops on his head. While groggy, the girl's father happens along and pours a drink of high voltage whiskey down Jerry's throat. The effect is sudden. Jerry sees a revolving world and dancing elephants. Flashy meanwhile drops the washbowl but strikes father instead of Jerry. Coming to, Jerry sneaks up the back fire escape and as Flashy looks out again drops the skylight on his head. This knocks Flashy to the sidewalk, where he sits gazing blankly at lather, whose head protrudes through the washbowl. The girl happens along. Jerry confronts her, and, realizing what a hero he is, she accepts him again.- Written by Moving Picture World synopsis
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