There is a burglar on the rooftop of a Manhattan office building, and he is trying to break in. Two women spot him, and one of them begins beating him with a broom as they wait for help to arrive. Soon others do appear on the scene to help, but by now the burglar has decided that he is going to put up a fight in an attempt to escape.
Did You Know?
This short was filmed on the roof of a building where Vitagraph had rented an office. The wife of the building's janitor, not realizing a movie was being shot, spotted J. Stuart Blackton
dressed as a burglar and began attacking him with a broom, thinking he was an actual burglar. See more