Caught by the Handle (1915)

Comedy, Short

Horde, a gentleman smuggler, receiving a tip from his confederate, Swagger Tim, that he is to be arrested on leaving the ship, contrives to conceal some uncut diamonds in the handle of Mrs.... See full summary »

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2 November 2019 | deickemeyer
A decided success
Director Edward Dillon has made a decided success of this eccentric comedy bit. Fay Tincher, Max Davidson, Eleanor Washington and Chet Withey make laughing easy in their eccentric manner of presenting the characters entrusted to them. What happened because a smuggler hid some uncut diamonds in the handle of Mrs. Riche's umbrella while in the keeping of Tootner, her maid (Fay Tincher) affords some unusually comical scenes. - The Moving Picture World, March 27, 1915

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Comedy | Short


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14 March 1915



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