A man has to prove himself to his fiancee's father before they can marry.
Unused / unissued material -
Early film - "Asking Father For Daughter's Hand".
Two lovers agree to marry, but the man has to ask the father for his daughter's hand in marriage. The father insists that has to prove himself before being allowed to marry his fiancee, he goes riding in a wagon across level crossing in front of train causing a crash, jumping across lift bridge on a bicycle and riding a race horse. The fiancee brings back a piece of paper showing what he has done and the father agrees to the match.