Cinema: Dohp

In recent Universal Newsreels, cinemaddicts have twice observed an extraordinary character named John Q. Dohp. He appeared first in the reel about the Irish Hospitals Sweepstakes. After the customary parade of giggling prizewinners had explained how happy they were and what they planned to do with their money, John Q. Dohp, as a sweepstakes loser, wagged his head in foolish disappointment, explained he had been buying sweepstakes tickets for many years but still hoped to win eventually. Two weeks later, in a reel about Manhattan socialites parading on Easter, John Q. Dohp appeared again, this time as an incongruous and loutish...

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