That Spring Lock (1914) HD online
That Spring Lock
Bob Smith is a very much bossed man. His wife runs the house and he does all the work. One day when she is going out to the milliner's, she leaves him at home to do the housework and clean the windows. While out she buys a hat and has it sent home. The boy arrives with the parcel just at the time Bob is seated on the window sill cleaning. Hearing the bell of the apartment ring Smith leaves his task and goes to the door. While he is receiving the box on the landing of the stairs, a sudden wind from the open window blows the door shut and as there is a spring lock on the door, Smith is locked out. He puts the box down and rings the bell of the opposite apartment where the Strongs live and asks Mrs. Strong's permission to climb out the window of her apartment and climb in his own. She consents. Smith gets into his apartment all right, but his curiosity about the hat box when he gets it in his hands detains him on the landing again and again the door blows shut. So he is compelled to go ...
Released as a split reel along with the comedy The Plumber and Percy (1914).