Old Jim Parsons, a ranchman, desires that his daughter, Ethel, shall marry old man Carney, a little dried up, wizened character. Ethel refuses to marry Carney. One morning a young stranger,... See full summary »

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Carney
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Parsons
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Mrs. Parsons (as Mrs. Todd)
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Ethel Parsons
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Horace Winton (as Fritz Wintermeier)
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Old Jim Parsons, a ranchman, desires that his daughter, Ethel, shall marry old man Carney, a little dried up, wizened character. Ethel refuses to marry Carney. One morning a young stranger, Horace Vinton, is thrown from his horse and sustains a broken arm. Ethel and her father find him and Ethel cares for him at the ranch house until he recovers. Of course, the young people fall in love at sight, and old Carney finds them with heads together one day, summons Parsons, and young Vinton is ordered away from the ranch. Ethel manages to smuggle a note to him begging him to rescue her from Carney. Vinton replies by saying he will elope with her that night. The elopement takes place and the young people get a fine start of old Parsons and Carney, who attempt to overtake them in Carney's "ottermobile." Quite naturally the machine takes a notion to run over a few yards of rail fence, lands in the ditch and sticks there. So while the marriage knot is being tied, the old men cuss each other. Of ... Written by Moving Picture World synopsis

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Short | Comedy | Western

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5 October 1912 (USA)  »

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