An impersonator is ejected from his boarding house for failure to pay rent, and being of an easy-going spirit, he packs his few belongings, consisting of wigs, beards, clothes, etc., such ... See full summary »

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An impersonator is ejected from his boarding house for failure to pay rent, and being of an easy-going spirit, he packs his few belongings, consisting of wigs, beards, clothes, etc., such as he uses to do his impersonations. He starts out to have a little sport, and incidentally collects a few spare nickels in this manner. An automobile owner has just left his machine, to go into a friend's home. The impersonator comes along, takes a look at the man, makes up his mind he will have a machine ride, and quickly makes himself up to look like the owner. He then walks out of the house, jumps into the machine, and the unsuspecting chauffeur takes the orders of the impersonator, thinking he is his employer. When the owner comes out and sees his machine leaving in the distance, he gives chase, and the impersonator, after having his ride, leaves the machine. Next he impersonates a dude, thereby getting the benefit of two sweethearts kissing. His fun continues in this manner, until he sees a ... Written by Moving Picture World synopsis

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21 October 1908 (USA)  »

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Released as a split reel along with the comedy The Effect of a Shave (1908). See more »

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