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Prohibition I [series]
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The Optimist.

(In a dark rainstorm, "Present Liquor Conditions," an old woman, "Aunty Salloon League" wearing a sunbonnet sits on a barrel holding an umbrella, "Convention" Before her a sheet, "Detroit" hangs on a clothesline over a clothes basket)

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Too Big For Them.

(Large lower leg and foot in high laced shoe, "The Bootlegger," is swung onto by a small Federal Officer followed by a running Sheriff's deputy and "City Police")

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The Intruder.

("Lapity", a man sprawled in a chair beside table, "Prosecutor's office" is surrounded by scattered papers carrying complaints about blind pigs)

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Bottling Up.

(Large wine bottle marked DETROIT RIVER FRONT encases a man marked rum runner. The bottle cork marked BLOCKADE is being hammered in by a man marked STATE POLICE with a hammer marked campaign)

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Who's Afraid O'dry Agents?

(Man in armor stands in his ironplated boat fishing. Bullets whizz by. Underwater one fish saying, "PAPA WHAT IS THAT STRANGE CREATURE UP THERE?" Other fish replies, "THAT'S NO STRANGER. HE'S JUST ONE OF THE OLD TIMERS WITH HIS NEW MODEL SUIT ON")

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The New Disguise.

(Panel 1. Uniformed man saying, "Gimme a quart" walks into store. Clerk says, "Gimme $5.50; Panel 2. Four plainclothes men saying, "GET YOUR COAT ON" walk into store. Clerk says, "I THOUGHT THAT GUY WITH THE QUART WAS A COP"; Panel 3. Patrol car whizzes past with caption "AND HE WAS")

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Expelled.

(Animated school house saying, "YOU KEEP AWAY FROM ME" kicks a pig marked BLIND PIG in the air)

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A New Trick With An Old Hat.

(Uncle Sam tries with his hat marked 'CONTEMPT OF COURT' CHARGE tries to catch a pig marked blind pig)

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No caption.

(Old women marked AUNTY SALOON LEAGUE saying, "Demy--!! LET GO OF THAT THING AT ONCE" clutches a small boy marked MICHIGAN DEMOCRAT DELEGATE saying, "NO!--I DO'N WANTA--! who in turn clutches the rope of his toy pig marked NEW YORK HOSPITALITY)

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It Can't Be Done?

(Man saying, "Say--YOU CAN'T MAKE ME RIDE IN THIS WAGON POR TAKING A DRINK IN A CABARET" is pushed by a policeman into a van marked DETROIT POLICE PATROL)

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No Use For A Gun.

(Uncle Sam sitting at desk is confronted by man marked SHOOT-TO-KILL POLICY in one hand and paper reading "I QUIT" SIGNED LOUIS JACQUES DRY AGENT U.S.A)

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The New Law.

(Policeman saying, "BEFORE-I USED TO BRING IT OUT ON THE INSIDE--BUT NOW, I HAVE TO BRING IT IN ON THE OUTSIDE" stands in front of a bar pouring liquid into a hot water bottle marked EVIDENCE CONTAINER)

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The Break.

(CROUL'S ORDERS severs a rope saying, "PRESENT SHABITS" that upsets man marked POLICE DEPT. and a pig marked BLIND PIG)

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"Clumsy!".

(Young woman marked VACATION pulls her scarf marked FREEDOM OF THE DETROIT RIVER which is being trampled by man marked BORDER PATROL DRY AGENT who is scolding and shaking a small man marked rum runner)

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Here's Lookin' Atcha!

(Man in Windsor proffers a mug of 4.4% beer to a man marked the THIRSTY ONE in Detroit)

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Weather Forecast. Severe Storm Coming.

(A pig marked THOUSANDS OF BLIND PIGS is supported by a well dressed man marked NEAR BEER LANDLORDS is fed from a bottle marked HOOTCH which is held by a hand marked SOURCE OF SUPPLY

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No caption.

(Policeman at call box holds by the arm a drunk with body a Moonshine bottle, saying "Send the wagon")

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Coming Home.

(Man falling out of the sky to Michigan hold's a suitcase in one hand marked 5% BEER JAS. COUZENS DETROIT, in the other a suitcase marked DATA ON PROHIBITION ISSUE)

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Yes We Have No Beer Today.

(Man marked DRYS and saying, "HOW DO YOU KNOW HE IS THIRSTY" confronts man marked COUZENS saying, "HOW DO YOU KNOW HE ISN'T THIRSTY" who hold the reins of a horse marked MICHIGAN. In the left hand corner is a spigot marked UP TO 5% padlocked by lock of VOLSTEAD ACT)

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No caption.

(Large cat marked INVESTIGATION looks at large cheese marked CONFISCATED LIQUOR STOREHOUSE which is being nibbled by a rat marked STATE DRY LAW VIOLATOR)

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The Broken Melody.

(Officer marked HAMTRAMCK POLICE sings, "But naught is the man who the moonshine drinks compared to the man who makes it" on stage marked VENICE CAFE. Backstage a man wields a large crook marked "PROBE". Man in audience is marked HAMTRAMCK COUNCIL saying, "GET THE HOOK")

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Dangerous Waters.

(A boat marked CONSTITUTIONAL RIGHTS and flying a flag marked PLEASURE CRAFT is headed for some rocks marked FEDERAL RUM SEARCHERS)

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"If They 'Faw' Out--Twill GO Boom!"

(Two men one marked RUM RUNNER saying I AIN'T AFRAID O' YOU, the other marked DRY AGENT saying, "and I Ain't fraid O'You" sit opposite sides of a barrel marked INTERNATIONAL GUN POWDER. Around the barrel are boxes of explosives marked T.N.T., DYNAMITE, NITROGLYCERINE, Gun Powder, Dynamite)

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Gift Suggestions For Dry Enforcement Officers.

(On a stand lays a book reading "WHERE, WHEN AND HOW TO USE A GUN BY X. PURTS" with a gift car attached reading WISHING YOU A MERRY CHRISTMAS from The Duck Hunters)

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Will He "Follow the Swallow"?

(Man marked THE THIRSTY ONE stands on dock marked CITY OF DETROIT and gazes across the river at Windsor where a man is drinking from a bottle marked BEER 4-4)

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Balanced?

(Uncle Sam holds a scale on one side of which dangles a large bottle marked $1258.00 WORTH of BOOZE. On the other side a man marked BOOTLEGGER)

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No caption.

(Large letters ITLI. Small men in various positions are interfaced. One leans against the I thinking, one hoists a large mug of beer)