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Fate's Funny Frolic (1911)

A society matron tries her hand at matchmaking and is rewarded six months later with the receipt of a wedding invitation.




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Alice Trevor


A young society matron, Charlotte Wayne, plans a house party and among her invitations are those to Richard Malcolm, a bachelor, and Alice Trevor, a young, unmarried lady, whom it would be unsafe to call an old maid. Mrs. Wayne, who is an inveterate matchmaker, has a scheme in mind, that of matching these two perfectly good friends of hers. But Dick and Alice have never met and by coincidence meet at the railway station under circumstances which do not reflect well on Dick's good character, although he has been in no part to blame. The second misfortune occurs on the train and increases the young lady's anger with Dick, whom she believes is purposely annoying her. Arriving at the little station of Hazlehurst, Dick is surprised to find that the young lady is also leaving the train. On the station platform another accident occurs, which again puts Dick in a bad light, and under other circumstances might have proved serious. Accidentally Dick, in passing the young lady, who is about to ... Written by Moving Picture World synopsis

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Short | Comedy | Romance





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25 August 1911 (USA)  »

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