A ragged tramp, wandering about the countryside came upon a scarecrow in a cornfield. "That's the sort of job I'd like to have," he remarked enviously, "Just stand still all day, and look ugly at the crows." After which lofty observation, the tramp threw himself down and fell asleep. A mischievous imp, hearing the tramp's words, decided to take him seriously. Accordingly he brought the scarecrow to life and put the tramp in his place. He gave the astonished scarecrow his magic wand, told him that he could bring inanimate objects to life or restore them to their original condition at will with it, and warned him that his life would cease when the wand left his hand. The delighted scarecrow immediately set out for the city. Coming across another scarecrow on the way, he touched him with the wand, and brought him to life. A little later, he animated the dummy in front of a clothing store. The two scarecrows and the dummy were simultaneously struck with the charm of a beautiful young lady...
Moving Picture World synopsis
A Fantastic Farce