Brown & Robinson advertise for a stenographer and typewriter. The next morning an applicant puts in an appearance. The clerk greets her, but when he sees her face he is paralyzed. She is ... See full summary »

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The Boss
Florence Turner ...
The New Stenographer
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The Fat Employer
Flora Finch ...
The Old Stenographer
Edwin R. Phillips ...
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John Troyano ...
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Brown & Robinson advertise for a stenographer and typewriter. The next morning an applicant puts in an appearance. The clerk greets her, but when he sees her face he is paralyzed. She is very capable, but extremely homely. When the heads of the concern arrive at the office they are introduced to the lady, and they are pained when they see her "phiz." As a business proposition she is all right; as an ornament she is a mistake. She manages to hold down her position with credit to herself and profit to her concern. At the end of a few months she becomes indisposed and asks for a few months she becomes indisposed and asks for two weeks' leave of absence, which is granted, with the understanding that she will provide a substitute. She sends her cousin to take her place, and she is a "beaut," who wins over the bosses and the clerk. They in every way try to make themselves agreeable. She accepts their presents, but withstands their invitations to dine and a night at the show. On the last day... Written by Moving Picture World synopsis

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18 February 1911 (USA)  »

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First pairing of John Bunny and Flora Finch. They went on to make more than 200 films together. See more »

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