Jerry's Big Doings (1917)

Out of work and sorely in need of funds, Jerry sits in a despondent mood on a park bench. He discovers a purse lying on the ground near him and picking it up is delighted to find it filled ... See full summary »

Director:

Milton J. Fahrney

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Cast

Cast overview:
George Ovey ... Jerry
George George George George ... The Count
M.J. McCarthy M.J. McCarthy ... The Father (as Mike McCarthy)
Claire Alexander Claire Alexander ... The Daughter
Helen Gilmore ... The Mother
Thomas Riley Thomas Riley ... The Butler (as Tom Riley)
Arthur Mund Arthur Mund ... Billy St. Vitus
Ray Lincoln Ray Lincoln ... 1st Policeman
Arthur Jackson Arthur Jackson ... 2nd Policeman
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Out of work and sorely in need of funds, Jerry sits in a despondent mood on a park bench. He discovers a purse lying on the ground near him and picking it up is delighted to find it filled with money. But unobserved by him, two policemen have watched his action and as he returns to the bench the officers seat themselves beside him, take the purse away, divide the money among themselves, and return the empty pocketbook to Jerry. The perplexing problem of finance now still confronts him so he resolves to try the help want ad column of a newspaper. There he finds an advertisement for a valet and forthwith he hies himself to the address given. Arriving there he is annoyed to find a line of applicants ahead of him. So that he may be the first to interview the prospective employer (who happens to be a count) Jerry starts a free-for-all fight among the applicants. The house detective stops in to quell the noise, ousts the disturbers and when the count announces he is ready to see the ... Written by Moving Picture World synopsis

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Genres:

Short | Comedy

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

18 January 1917 (USA) See more »

Company Credits

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Cub Comedies See more »
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Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Silent

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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