电影名称 Adventures of a Seagoing Hack
- 类型 短片 / 喜剧 / 戏剧
- 国家 美国
- 语言 英语
- 上映时间 18 February 1915 (USA)
Lawrence Dallas, man about town, is asleep in his bed. The butler awakens Dallas and gives him a telegram. It is from his wife, who has been out of town, and informing him that she will arrive soon. She arrives as Dallas is dressing and a bawling out is handed to Dallas. He pleads for one chance. Dallas receives an invitation to supper with his friend Daisy. Mrs. Dallas also receives an invitation to go to the Plymouth reception. Both determine to go. The butler, who is in league with a gang of crooks, plots with them to rob the house. Some hours later finds Dallas intoxicated in company with several other gay boys; the butler, robbing the house with the crooks. Dallas and the others happen upon a hack in front of a saloon. The friends bet with him that he is afraid to drive it. Dallas mounts to the cabby's seat. The burglars are discovered by an officer who pursues them. They hail the hack and enter it. But the hack goes too slow. In disgust the butler and his colleagues flee, leaving the silverware in the hack. The officer pursues them. Dallas' spouse comes from the reception and finds the last taxi taken. She hails the hack. The officer returns to find the hack. He sees it and discovers Mrs. Dallas and the silverware in it. He arrests her and her husband. The warden asks Mrs. Dallas who she wants for counsel; she tells them her husband. The husband awakens from his drunken stupor and finds himself in jail. He is brought into court. The deputy, arriving at the home, is met by the butler. The deputy recognizes in the butler a famous thief and nabs him. Dallas has just been freed on a plea of 'First offense' when his wife is dragged into the scene. She runs to her husband's arms and he winks at the judge. He hears his wife's case and agrees to defend her after sternly reprimanding her. The evidence is brought in and they are both astounded at the sight of their own jewelry. The butler is brought in, and, to the consternation of Mr. and Mrs. Dallas, is declared to be a notorious thief.