$10 Silent Film Night – Fatty Arbuckle and Buster Keaton Comedy Showcase!
Fatty, a butcher boy in a country store, is in love with Almondine (Alice Lake), the daughter of the store’s general managerMr. Grouch. Fatty’s attempts to get close to her are sidetracked when the store’s clerk Alum (Al St. John), a rival for Alice’s affections, starts a fight with the rotund butcher. Their confrontation in the store soon involves a customer (Buster Keaton) as well as Grouch. The resulting mayhem includes small bags of flour being hurled and “exploding”, pies being tossed, and brooms being wildly swung amid the thick clouds of flour lingering in the air.
Roscoe’s wife wants him committed to the No Hope Sanitarium for a cure from drinking. He is greeted by blood spattered, cleaver-wielding Buster and a barely clad female patient. He eats a thermometer and must be rushed into surgery.