Many strange characters may be met in a theatrical boarding house and both friction and jealousy is often rife between them. One such house is filled mainly with circus people, a decidedly ... See full summary »

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Robert Kanter ...
The Midget (as Lord Roberts)
Josie Sadler
Grace Darling
Florence Radinoff
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Many strange characters may be met in a theatrical boarding house and both friction and jealousy is often rife between them. One such house is filled mainly with circus people, a decidedly motley crowd. Among them is a fat lady, a female living skeleton, a strong man, a seven-foot giant and a two-foot midget woman. Various love affairs are in progress. Both the giant and the strong man love the fat lady, while the living skeleton wants the strong man, who hates her. One night, the strong man, who is jealous of the midget, offers her many indignities, such as squashing her under his high bat. Her part is taken by the giant, who has taken quite a fancy to her. Enraged at the treatment she has received, the midget determines to put a kink in the strong man's freshness and incidentally do a good turn to the giant. Carefully watching the movements of the strong man, the midget sees him leave notes at the rooms of both the living skeleton and of the fat lady. With the assistance of the ... Written by Moving Picture World synopsis

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23 May 1913 (USA)  »

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Released as a split reel along with the comedy Going to Meet Papa (1913). See more »

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