Lee Grey likes to play poker but his wife absolutely forbids it. But when she goes away for the afternoon and leaves Grey at home to take care of the baby, he proceeds to take the baby and sneaks off to Brown's apartment for a friendly game, intending to get back home before his wife. Time passes fast and Grey suddenly looks at his watch to find it is nearly time for his wife to be home. He barely manages to beat her home, but forgets the baby. He has no time to go back, so has to run a bluff, and Mrs. Grey gets home to find him industriously rocking the cradle, but when she wants to kiss the baby, Grey refuses to permit it, saying he has just got the baby to sleep. To get away from the house, Grey wraps a pillow up to represent the baby and announces that the baby needs some fresh air. Mrs. Grey objects but Grey leaves it with the "baby." A policeman sees Grey hugging the pillow and talking baby to it, and promptly takes him to the police station. In the meantime, Brown discovers the...
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