The Amateur Burglar (1913)

Numerous burglaries in the neighborhood alarm Mrs. Brown, but her husband insists that there is no danger. To prove it he pays his clerk to enter the house in the guise of a burglar, it ... See full summary »

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Cast

Cast overview:
John E. Brennan ... Jerry - the Burglar
Ruth Roland ... Mrs. Brown
Dick Coburn Dick Coburn ... Mr. Brown
Harry DeRoy Harry DeRoy ... Jones - Brown's Clerk
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Storyline

Numerous burglaries in the neighborhood alarm Mrs. Brown, but her husband insists that there is no danger. To prove it he pays his clerk to enter the house in the guise of a burglar, it being Brown's plan to overpower the masked intruder in his wife's presence. Trouble ensues when a real burglar enters and refuses to be bullied. Later, Mrs. Brown punishes the clerk. All in all it is a busy night and Brown has to square himself with his persecuted employee. Written by Moving Picture World synopsis

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Genres:

Short | Comedy

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

15 August 1913 (USA) See more »

Company Credits

Production Co:

Kalem Company See more »
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Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Silent

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Released as a split reel along with the comedy The Millionaire and the Goose (1913). See more »

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