Winky Gets "Spotted" (1914)

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  • also known as: Winky Gets Spotted
  • length: 615 feet[1]
  • released: 24 September 1914
  • director: Cecil Birch



Winky's friend feigns illness to pick a doctor's pocket.


Kinematograph Weekly (20/Aug/1914):

Winky Gets “Spotted” (C). — Winky and a boon companion feign illness, and a benevolent gentleman hails a doctor to take the two imposters to his surgery and cure them of their ailment. Winky seizes the opportunity of picking the pocket of his benefactor. The theft is discovered, and with the doctor’s assistance the two rogues are taught a lesson that they will not forget. Released Sept. 24th, length 615 feet.

The Bioscope (10/Sep/1914):

Winky Gets Spotted. — He and a chum feign illness and are taken to a doctor by a benevolent old gentleman. Their scheme is discovered, and the two frauds awake from a long sleep "spotted like the pard." (September 24th. 615 ft.)


Notes and References

  1. Sourced from The Bioscope.