Court House Crooks (1915)
22min · Short, Comedy · 5 July 1915
A judge and his frivolous wife are celebrating their second wedding anniversary. The wife insists he buy her a gift. He goes out and buys her a necklace and pendant, which he promptly loses. Its finder is the judge's district attorney, who thinks he can give it to the girl he is trying to woo, namely the judge's wife. An unemployed young man happens to have what was the discarded jewelry case, and the judge seeing it in his possession believes the unemployed man stole the necklace and pendant. The police manage to capture the unemployed man who is brought to trial. But when the district attorney, who is trying the case, sees for what the unemployed man is charged, mayhem ensues as the judge, district attorney and unemployed man work at cross purposes to get what they each want. An unexpected source may see that justice is eventually served.
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Director(s): Ford SterlingCast: Ford Sterling, Minta Durfee, Charles Arling