Jerry's Big Mystery (1917)

Jerry dreams that because he has not paid his rent his landlord has fastened him to a fence and has thrown knives at him, which come within an inch of taking his life. He awakens with a ... See full summary »

Director:

Milton J. Fahrney

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Cast

Cast overview:
George Ovey ... Jerry
George George George George ... Hank
Claire Alexander Claire Alexander ... Tiny
Goldie Colwell ... The Woman
Jefferson Osborne Jefferson Osborne ... The Man
M.J. McCarthy M.J. McCarthy ... The Pawnbroker (as Mike McCarthy)
Arthur Mund Arthur Mund ... Policeman
Ray Lincoln Ray Lincoln ... Policeman
Thomas Riley Thomas Riley ... Policeman (as Tom Riley)
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Jerry dreams that because he has not paid his rent his landlord has fastened him to a fence and has thrown knives at him, which come within an inch of taking his life. He awakens with a start and finds Hank, the landlord, rapping at the door. Not receiving money, the landlord throws Jerry across the hall through a door and across a room into the lap of a woman. The woman's husband finds Jerry in this position and throws a pitcher at the intruder,, but misses him. The pitcher strikes Hank, knocking him down. Soon a fight is going on between Hank and the husband. The police take the belligerents away, but they escape by throwing the officers into a pond. Jerry proceeds to make love to Tiny. When Hank returns and demands admittance to Jerry's room, Jerry and Tiny hide in Jerry's trunk. Hank breaks down the door and, hearing the noise in the trunk, throws it out of the window. It just misses a policeman. The trunk turns over and proceeds from whence it came. Hank hears the trunk coming ... Written by Moving Picture World synopsis

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Genres:

Short | Comedy

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Country:

USA

Release Date:

15 February 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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