Bert and his chum Jack De Peyster were on their way to the club one evening when they see two policemen arresting a rather tough looking guy. Jack is rather sympathetic but Bert laughs at ... See full summary »

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George Larkin ...
Jack de Puyster
A.E. Springler ...
Bert Van
Jessie Arnold ...
Grace Livingstone
Mai Wells ...
Mrs. Livingstone - Grace's Mother (as Mae Wells)
Wilmot Williams ...
Police Captain
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Bert and his chum Jack De Peyster were on their way to the club one evening when they see two policemen arresting a rather tough looking guy. Jack is rather sympathetic but Bert laughs at him, and says that the arrest is undoubtedly a good thing for society and takes exception to Jack's statement that a perfectly innocent man can be arrested and thrown into jail and promptly accepts Jack's offer to wager $500 that he can be arrested and not commit a crime of any kind. Jack secures some old clothes and dressed in these enters a swell café much to the disgust of the other diners, one of whom notifies the proprietor who phones for the police. The police arrive. Jack is arrested as a suspicious character and taken to the police station. From the station he sends a note to Bert telling him of his predicament, and asking him to come over and bail him out. Bert realizes he has lost the wager, but thinks to have some fun with Jack and denies all knowledge of him. Meanwhile Jack's valet has ... Written by Moving Picture World synopsis

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31 December 1912 (USA)  »

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A Wager  »

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