Judge Jones purchases what he thinks a very swell top coat. Neither his wife nor daughter share in his opinion and ridicule same. The official starts for court, and in the ante room comes ... See full summary »

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Judge Jones purchases what he thinks a very swell top coat. Neither his wife nor daughter share in his opinion and ridicule same. The official starts for court, and in the ante room comes upon a couple of lawyers, who also make fun of the garment. The judge gets mad, throws the coat on the table and puts on his gown. The janitor enters at this time and is presented with the coat. The janitor puts it on and goes home to show his wife. She is of the same opinion as the judge's wife and sends the janitor back with it. When the judge returns to the closet, he finds the coat still there. The colored porter enters with a message, and he is given the much despised coat. The new owner immediately starts for the pawn shop to convert the present into money. The Hebrew pawnbroker looks over the garment, finds the judge's name inside, and, believing it to be stolen, returns it to the owner's house, rings the bell and runs away. The judge comes to the door, and, when he sees the coat is furious. A... Written by Moving Picture World synopsis

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2 March 1909 (USA)  »

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Released as a split reel along with Mogg Megone, an Indian Romance (1909). See more »

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