In a drugstore Al and Roscoe are rivals for Alice. Roscoe slings melons and operates the gas pump. Buster delivers a wedding gown for Alice, begins modeling it, is mistaken for Alice and is kidnapped by Al.
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In relation to the other Arbuckle shorts of 1917, HWN is a cinematic breath of fresh air, there being here much more spatial and temporal integrity. Arbuckle is more imaginative the less space he has with which to work. Keaton's initial eye injury leads to a non-Keatonian bit about booze-consumption, & everything w/ Keaton in a dress is charming & marvelous. I particularly adore the final woman's love of chloroform.