Archibald Dumont had just been appointed to the police force. Then he went to sleep and had a dream, in which he made a capture of two desperate criminals. For this, according to his dream,... See full summary »

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Archibald Dumont had just been appointed to the police force. Then he went to sleep and had a dream, in which he made a capture of two desperate criminals. For this, according to his dream, he was immediately promoted to be Chief of Police. When shown to his beat he was still drowsy and decided to steal a little nap under a bush in the park. While he was snoozing a hobo stole his coat, hat and club. Mr. Hobo had great fun impersonating an officer until he came face to face with two burglars, who promptly dropped their kit of tools and ran away. The hobo was terrified to find himself in possession of the tools. He made several attempts to get rid of them, but in each case some well-intentioned person called his attention to the satchel which he had forgotten. Finally, with a happy thought, he took the tools back and left them beside the sleeping officer. Then the hobo went and told a regular policeman, Riley. This cop didn't know the new officer and he promptly arrested him. Then the ... Written by Moving Picture World synopsis

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31 July 1911 (USA)  »

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