Ham, who has a day off, learns that his fascinating neighbor, Mrs. Hothead, intends to spend a day at the beach. Stealing his wife's purse, Ham tells her he is called out of town on business and leaves for the beach. He meets Mrs. Hothead. They go bathing. Billy the Dip, a pickpocket, reaches into the bath house and steals the purse from Ham's pocket. A cameraman taking topical views, films a scene on the beach. Ham and Mrs. Hothead fail to notice him. Later, Ham discovers his wife's purse has been stolen. Borrowing carfare from his fair neighbor, he returns home. Some weeks later, the Hotheads and the Hams attend a moving picture show. The first picture thrown on the screen shows Ham and Mrs. Hothead at the beach soulfully gazing into each other's eyes. Jealous Mr. Hothead and infuriated Mrs. Ham promptly create a riot. Mrs. Ham gets her spouse in their home and whales away at him for dear life. Just then the doorbell rings. Mrs. Ham answers the bell and finds a package and a note ...
Moving Picture World synopsis