Posing as wealthy Cuban plantation owner Joseph Johnson, Augustus Billings is having an affair with married Clairette Dathis. Augustus is able to get away just before Clairette's husband, Leon Dathis, comes home. But Leon finds out about the affair. With Augustus' photograph in hand, Leon goes on a search for his wife's lover. The ensuing chase leads to one sight gag close call after another. Eventually, the real Joseph Johnson in Cuba gets unwittingly into the act. Written by
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The only known copy of the film was said to have been destroyed in a fire at Orson Welles
' villa in Madrid, Spain, in August 1970. However, as of 2013, a copy has turned up in Pordenone, Italy. The restoration's premiere: October 2013. See more
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