A collection of fragmentary sequences from The Messenger, in which slapstick antics follow Jimmy as he lackadaisically goes about his messenger job.
Starring Jimmy Aubrey · Directed by Jimmy Aubrey
A pretended cripple is the centerpiece of a con artist's plot to fleece the gullible believers of a small-town faith healer.
Starring Thomas Meighan, Betty Compson, and Lon Chaney · Directed by George Loane Tucker
Misanthrope Raymond Ferray's life is disrupted by the arrival of Miss Rovel. Her mother may force her to marry a man she despises, if Raymond fails to find her a suitable alternative.
Starring Geneviève Félix and Jean Worms · Directed by Jean Kemm
Bill may have taken a photo of his boss in a compromising situation with the stenographer, and his boss will do whatever it takes to prevent that photo from reaching his wife.
Starring Sidney Smith · Directed by Norval MacGregor
A fisherman discovers a young woman on what should be an uninhabited island who gives him the ominous warning that those who land on Dead Man's Isle do not have long to live.
Starring Clyde Benson and Edith Johnson · Directed by Giles Warren
Nero sets fire to Rome to save himself from assassination but is unable to escape his own conscience.
Starring Alberto Capozzi and Lydia De Roberti · Directed by Luigi Maggi
Tom has a little too much to drink and accidentally shoots his friend Ned in a bar fight.
Starring Tom Mix · Directed by Tom Mix
A policeman goes undercover as a woman to catch a pickpocket, but when his wife finds an unfamiliar dress in the closet, she comes to a different conclusion.
Directed by Alice Guy-Blaché
Ethel may be forced to abandon the man she loves for her father's rich friend.
Starring Norma Talmadge · Directed by Van Dyke Brooke
While out prospecting, Jim rescues a man dying of thirst and takes him back to his cabin, but Jim soon discovers that the stranger is out to steal his gold and his sweetheart.
Starring Carlyle Blackwell, Alice Joyce, and William H. West