The China Peril (1924)

Film details

  • Director

    Gaston Quiribet

  • Country

    United Kingdom

  • Year

    1924

  • Genre

    Comedy

  • Type

    Film

  • Category

    Fiction

Alternative titles

  • The China Peril; A q-riosity by "Q" Alternative

Synopsis

Comedy. A man falls for his wife's maid and every time he makes a pass at her, she breaks some crockery. His wife threatens to sack her next time she breaks something. The maid reads a magazine while the husband goes to bed. The crockery starts to come to life and she is shrunk very small. The husband hears her cries and follows her and the crockery into the garden where she is put on trial for her crimes. He tries to rescue her but the crockery keeps ambushing him. The maid is handed over to the tin folk as she has also burnt a lot of pans. She is tied up in front of a fire. As he's about to rescue her, the husband wakes up from his dream and knocks over the breakfast tray the maid is bringing him. He jumps up and embraces the maid just as his wife walks in and she starts to lay into him.

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