A horse race gambler searches for his angry wife and asks her forgiveness for his gambling
Saint Louis Missouri USA Date:1904 Duration:6 min 32 sec Sound:NO SOUND
Paper print. An early motion picture titled 'Sporting Blood' depicts a fight between a husband and wife because of a race horse in the United States. A man reads sports news from a newspaper. His wife comes and sits with him at a table. A maid serves them tea. A telegram boy comes and hands a telegram to the man. It contains a tip on a horse race. The man tells his wife he must leave on important business. His wife reads the telegraph. The maid opens a door. Wife's friend enters. The women arm themselves with kitchen implements and leave the house. Two men talk on a street. A man on a horse drawn cart. Men purchase tickets from a race bid counter. They watch a trotters horse race. The man arrives home. The maid complains to the man about his wife. The man leaves his home and arrives at a court. He reports about his lost wife. The wife sits near a street fountain. Other women come and they talk to her. The husband asks a shopkeeper and other men about his lost wife. All the gamblers wives join together in protest.Their husbands follow them. The husband asks his wife to forgive him. He takes her to a stable and shows her the horse named Sweet Marie.Other husbands do likewise with their irate spouses.
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