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GEOGRAPHIC LOCATIONS
SOURCE CITATIONS
SOURCE
DATE
PAGE
BIOB1
p. 415, 441.
BIOB2
p. 49.
BPL
pp. 106-107.
EMP
p. 170.
LCMP
p. 31, column 1.
LCPP
p. 55.
Moving Picture World
26 Dec 1908
p. 536tl.
Moving Picture World
2 Jan 1909
p. 21tl.
NIC
Jan 1909
p. 32s.
NYDM
23 Jan 1909
p. 8tn.
The Daily Worker
p. 32.
CAST
PRODUCTION CREDITS
NAME
PARENT COMPANY
NAME
CREDITED AS
CREDIT
DIRECTOR
WRITER
PHOTOGRAPHY
DETAILS
Series:
Release Date:
25 December 1908
Copyright Claimant:
American Mutoscope and Biograph Co.
Copyright Date:
17 December 1908
Copyright Number:
H120041
Physical Properties:
Silent
Black and White
Length(in feet):
503
Country:
United States
Language:
English
Passed by NBR:
No
SYNOPSIS

"Mr. and Mrs. Jones attend a formal ball where Mr. Jones has the misfortune to split his trousers. The remainder of the film is a series of comical incidents arising from this mishap. He removes his trousers so that Mrs. ]ones can repair them, and hides behind a screen in the ladies dressing room. Several young ladies want to powder their noses and pound on the door. Mr Jones is forced to leave via the window. A policeman who thinks Mr. Jones is a burglar takes him off to jail, still without his trousers."-- Motion Pictures from the Library of Congress ... +


"Mr. and Mrs. Jones attend a formal ball where Mr. Jones has the misfortune to split his trousers. The remainder of the film is a series of comical incidents arising from this mishap. He removes his trousers so that Mrs. ]ones can repair them, and hides behind a screen in the ladies dressing room. Several young ladies want to powder their noses and pound on the door. Mr Jones is forced to leave via the window. A policeman who thinks Mr. Jones is a burglar takes him off to jail, still without his trousers."-- Motion Pictures from the Library of Congress +

GENRE
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Legend
Viewed by AFI
Partially Viewed
Offscreen Credit
Name Occurs Before Title
AFI Life Achievement Award

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