Jerry falls in love with an army officer's daughter and although the Colonel protests vigorously, the girl and Jerry steal away and are having a pretty love scene when a policeman's ... See full summary »

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Jerry
Louis Fitzroy ...
The Colonel
Claire Anderson ...
Bessie - the Colonel's Daughter
Jefferson Osborne ...
The Captain
Harry Jackson ...
The Major
George George ...
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Arthur Mund ...
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Robert Kenyon ...
Third Cop
Gordon McGregor ...
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Jerry falls in love with an army officer's daughter and although the Colonel protests vigorously, the girl and Jerry steal away and are having a pretty love scene when a policeman's attention is attracted. The cop is also smitten with the beauty of the young woman and he decides to scare Jerry away so that he may make up to the girl. An argument follows and Jerry slips away and gets a long rope, which he throws over the telegraph wires overhead, tying one end to the cop's belt. Jerry then hoists the bluecoat up in the air, fastening the end of the rope to the pole and leaves the guardian of the law suspended between heaven and earth. A squad of brother officers arrive and they promptly release their commander and give chase to Jerry, who seeks refuge in an abandoned fort, and hides himself behind the half broken-down walls. Jerry's ammunition consists of a lot of bricks. When the cops swoop down upon him, firing at random, Jerry responds with volleys of bricks, and one by one the ... Written by Moving Picture World synopsis

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26 May 1916 (USA)  »

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