Jules Shutz, a shoemaker, who has an Irish wife, were living happily until business became dull and their credit at the various stores stopped and the creditors began assembling to collect ... See full summary »

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Jules Shutz, a shoemaker, who has an Irish wife, were living happily until business became dull and their credit at the various stores stopped and the creditors began assembling to collect back bills. Shutz and his wife see the landlord coming. Shutz hits upon the idea; his wife lies in bed critically ill and he attempts to hang himself on the chandelier. The scheme works wonders, for the landlord gives them money and promises more aid. They see the grocer approaching for his bill. This time Mrs. Shutz insists upon her husband playing ill, and tries the rope stunt herself, which proves more successful than the last, for the good-hearted grocer leaves the dollars with the starving couple. When the newsboy tries to collect his money for papers and is thrown out of the window by the Shutzes. He meets the landlord and tells him of the escapade. They immediately see through the Shutz's scheme and return for satisfaction. They discover that the Schutzes are missing, and give chase After ... Written by Moving Picture World synopsis

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4 October 1912 (USA)  »

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Released as a split reel along with the comedy Spoony Sam (1912). See more »

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