When a man is anxiously awaiting the arrival of a safe at his office, it is a calamity that the safe should have been entrusted to the tender mercies of Pokes and Jabbs for safe delivery. ... See full summary »

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Harry Naughton ...
Ima Shark
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Ethel - Shark's Stenographer
Frank Hanson ...
Ima Lark (as Spook Hanson)
Robin Williamson ...
Robin - Shark's Clerk
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When a man is anxiously awaiting the arrival of a safe at his office, it is a calamity that the safe should have been entrusted to the tender mercies of Pokes and Jabbs for safe delivery. The only thing that Pokes and Jabbs know or cared about was that they were ordered to deliver one safe and return with another one. Lark, the lawyer, who had ordered the new safe had accepted from his friend Shark some valuable papers, which Robin, a clerk in Shark's office, but in reality the spy of a foreign government, was anxious to obtain. After an arduous journey Pokes and Jabbs arrive at the office building where despite the protests of Lark that it was he and not Shark that had ordered the new safe, the terrible truckmen deliver the safe in Shark's office. Then they forcibly take from Lark's office his own safe in which Robin disguised as a girl had concealed himself. On their way back to the store with Lark's safe, Pokes and Jabbs get stuck fast on the railroad tracks in front of an oncoming... Written by Moving Picture World synopsis

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14 July 1916 (USA)  »

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