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Some White Hope? (1915)

Gathered around an old "cannon-ball" stove in the country store in the little village of Hoshkosh, Hiram Limburger and some of the local village characters are warmly discussing the subject... See full summary »

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Hiram Limberger
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Gathered around an old "cannon-ball" stove in the country store in the little village of Hoshkosh, Hiram Limburger and some of the local village characters are warmly discussing the subject of prize-fighting. Hiram seems to think he is just about as young as he used to be and offers to prove it by licking any man in the crowd. This breaks up the meeting, and Hiram, filled with the spirits of fight and hard cider, starts for home. In his back yard he puts his hat and coat on the hitching-post and fights a couple of imaginary rounds with it. The noise awakens his wife, who yells for him to quit that foolishness and come upstairs to bed. He does so and dreams a dream. He imagines himself seated in the audience of a theater watching Professor Fakeovitch exhibit his well-known powers of hypnotism. When the Professor asks for volunteers from the audience. Hiram goes up and is made to act like a fish, a dog, and do other foolish stunts. The Professor ends up by telling Hiram, with a wild ... Written by Moving Picture World synopsis

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african american | boxing | See All (2) »

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Short | Comedy

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17 February 1915 (USA)  »

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