The opening scene shows a policeman making his regular beat. He seems to enjoy his work, and is evidently proud of his badge of officialship. He fills his pipe, lights it, reclines upon a ... See full summary »

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The opening scene shows a policeman making his regular beat. He seems to enjoy his work, and is evidently proud of his badge of officialship. He fills his pipe, lights it, reclines upon a grassy spot along the roadside and is seen fast asleep. Dream No. 1 (Big Capture) A constable is making his beat as usual, when he observes a notice posted on a tree nearby, "$1,000 reward for capture or apprehension of Mike Stove, alias Buck Reed, cracksman and murderer; is 5 feet 6 inches tall; bony, cross on left jaw; good dresser. This reward held by R. E. Barns, Sheriff Baxter County." A man hurriedly passes the constable, but is spied by him, due to the fact that the passerby bears a cross on his left jaw. He runs after the man, and after a fierce struggle subdues and places him under arrest. At the jail the constable brings in the prisoner, hands him over to the sheriff and receives the reward. Just as he is counting the greenbacks, he wakes up, finds another soft spot and dreams again. Dream ... Written by Moving Picture World synopsis

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25 July 1908 (USA)  »

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Dreams of a Policeman  »

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