A Day's Pleasure (1919) - full transcript

Father takes his family for a drive in their falling-apart Model T Ford, gets in trouble in traffic, and spends the day on an excursion boat. As the boat is about to leave Charlie rushes ashore for cigarettes. As he returns the boat is leaving, but a fat lady has fallen forward with feet on the dock and hands on the deck so Charlie is able rush aboard across her back.


The family off for a
rattling good time.

Everybody's doing it.

All fixed up for the
boat ride.

Children in arms free.

All aboard.

"I'll see you later."

Three minds with but
a single thought.

"Ham sandwiches --
buttered popcorn --
cigars - cigarettes."

A forced acquaintance.

The hold-up at the

"Will you kindly get
back to where you
same from."

"Stupid ass!"


"How you have changed."

"You have been sticking
around here long

The end of a perfect day.