A young chap who hitherto did not know the difference between a pair of stilts and a pair of shoes, happens to pass by where a couple of expert stilt walkers are doing stunts. This chap ... See full summary »
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A young chap who hitherto did not know the difference between a pair of stilts and a pair of shoes, happens to pass by where a couple of expert stilt walkers are doing stunts. This chap thinks he can do the same, and he hies himself off to buy a pair of stilts. Of course, the moment he gets on he gets off quicker; he tries again, and again takes a nice fall, but he is bound to master them no matter what it costs. He now starts on his fearless way. His first victims are a young lady and gentleman, whom he immediately falls over, smashing the gentleman's nice new hat. He next encounters a fruit stand, which he immediately falls into, scattering the apples, oranges, bananas, etc. A crockery stand he falls into next, and, of course, all the dishes are broken into a thousand pieces. He next happens to walk in front of the window of a butcher who is exhibiting spring chickens, and the stilt walker stumbles and falls through the glass. Of course, the chickens escape with the two butchers ... Written by Moving Picture World synopsis

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18 January 1908 (USA)  »

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Released as a split reel along with A Home at Last (1908). See more »

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