A bullet-riddled collector hands Honey what appears to be an 1865 newspaper, which he hints is a forgery, but he dies before explaining how he knows. Honey and Sam must keep the paper away from thieves, deliver it to its rightful owner, and determine whether it is really a forgery.
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Closing credits: The characters and events depicted in this photoplay are fictitious. Any similarity to persons, living or dead, is purely coincidental. See more
[Possibly intentional] The MacGuffin that everyone is after is an 1865 copy of the Washington Star newspaper; in the last scene Aunt Meg notices (or pretends to notice) an advertisement in the paper for a prix fixe meal including "French fries," a term for fried potatoes that was not in use before World War I. See more
He found something in that paper that proved it was a forgery. He was trying to bring it to us for evidence.
Well, we've got the paper; we're in good shape.
Unh-uh, because they know that I know that they know that I know. They're going to try to close that deal with Paul Wycherly's brother right away!