This is a most amusing and cleverly acted burlesque of a Spanish courtship, in which two rivals for the hand of a beautiful senorita battle with each other. Gomez, with the assistance of weird-looking desperadoes, captures Antone, ties a rope about him and swings him from a steep cliff. He then builds a fire under the rope so that when the flames have burned the strands through Antone will be hurled to the bottom of the chasm, 1,000 feet below. As the rope breaks and Antone is seen falling through space; Gomez loses his footing and comes tumbling after. The men fall in a heap, and arising, renew the battle. They are interrupted by the senorita and a policeman, and suddenly decide that their arduous duel has cooled their love, and they fall on each other's necks and kiss each other, walking away arm in arm from the cause of their strife. With a disdainful toss of her head she leaves the faithless lovers, and a smile brings the policeman to her side, and she walks proudly away hanging ...
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