The film industry's earliest experiments with cinema comedy are depicted in these 15 shorts from the American Mutoscope and Biograph studios. Features examples of early chase scenes, special effects and an interesting look at the rudimentary stage of the suspense genre. Shorts include "A Search for Evidence" (1903), "Tom, Tom, The Piper's Son" (1905), "The Suburbanite" (1904), and more. 101 min. total. Standard; Soundtrack: music score. Silent with music score.