Not Rated | | Action, Comedy, Romance
A film projectionist longs to be a detective, and puts his meagre skills to work when he is framed by a rival for stealing his girlfriend's father's pocketwatch.
This film was selected to the National Film Registry, Library of Congress, in 1991.
Girl Who Loses Dollar Outside Cinema:
I lost a dollar. Did you find it?
Projectionist: In there?
Girl Who Loses Dollar Outside Cinema: Yes, did you?
Projectionist: Describe it.
Girl Who Loses Dollar Outside Cinema: This long.
Girl Who Loses Dollar Outside Cinema: This wide.
After Sherlock Jr spins the fence around placing his pursuers behind it, he puts a crossbar across the gate to stop them coming back. In the next shot as he leaves the alley, the crossbar is no longer visible on the fence.
In 1995, Film Preservation Associates, Inc. copyrighted a 45-minute version of this film, with a music score performed by Vince Giordano and His Nighthawks Orchestra.
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