Judged by Appearances (1916)

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Comedy. A jealous husband whose wife accuses him of being a coward decides to try to shoot himself, to make her feel bad. Unable to go through with it, he is surprised by a burglar, and he asks the burglar to shoot him instead. The burglar refuses to and the man gets angry with him, accusing him of cowardice and making him want to flee. His wife finds them and believes her husband has bravely defended the house from a vicious burglar, and loves him again.

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