That Fatal Sneeze (1907)

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Comedy. Trick Film. A youngster has dinner with a jovial old gentleman. The old man seizes the pepper pot and besprinkles the youngster. The latter sneezes violently and vows vengeance. He creeps into the room of the old man before he is awake, and sprinkles pepper on his clothes and in his handerkerchief. When the old man wakes up he begins to sneeze violently with disastrous results to the furniture. When he goes out for a walk the sneezing continues; he knocks down a vegetable stall outside a shop and the front of a house and finally sneezes with such effect that the whole street sways around him. He finally sneezes so loudly that he explodes and disappears in a puff of smoke.

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