Minstrel Mishaps; or, Late for Rehearsal (1908)

Lew Dockstader was billed to show in a certain town, but missed his train. Hiring a "special" he makes good time, hut with none to spare. Tips everybody. Engages an ancient hack and hackman... See full summary »

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Lew Dockstader was billed to show in a certain town, but missed his train. Hiring a "special" he makes good time, hut with none to spare. Tips everybody. Engages an ancient hack and hackman. Horse would rather sleep than work. Takes a bonfire to start him. "A Run for His Money:" "Dobbin" wakes up, strikes his gait, and up the street "lickety-split!" Looked like a runaway. At the critical moment a wheel comes off. Dockstader finishes on a run. "On the Fly!" Arrives at the Opera House out of breath. Band playing, show about to go on. Dockstader hustles, disrobes on the run, dresses in a hurry, "making-up" at the same time. Rushes on the stage to find an irate, "red-headed" manager "up in arms." His various scouts keep reporting Dockstader's progress. A Heavy Argument: Dockstader and manager have a serious "talkfest," almost come to blows. Manager tries to prevent Dockstader going on. Dockstader goes just the same. Manager chases him all over the stage. Actors take a hand, general "rough... Written by Moving Picture World synopsis

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opera house | train | minstrel | See All (3) »

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Short | Comedy

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

20 October 1908 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Lew Dockstader in Minstrel Mishaps See more »

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Silent

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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