Film: 11064

Feature Comedy | 1900 | Silent | B/W

Synopsis:

Cab accident 1900's

Man and woman stand talking on pavement. He lifts his top hat and kisses her twice on the cheek. He steps back into the road, not seeing a hansom cab which has come round the corner. Trick photography - a dummy is knocked down and run over by the cab. Man waves out of the window as cab drives off. Police constable runs after cab. Woman and man run to revive the victim. Man looks at injured man, appears to proclaim him dead and takes his hat off. Woman cries. Policeman leads the cabman onto the scene, the victim revives, gets up pushes the cabman, grabs the woman's arm and they run of. Other man laughs.
Robert Paul


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