A comedy-drama of two generations of suffragettes.

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Young America
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Miss America is a mannish, presumably advanced type of womanhood, who refuses to surrender her rights by marrying the young man she loves, because he has what she considers "too old-fashioned ideas" concerning the femininity of women. She gives oat her ideas in a bale-fellow-well-met-way to the modest man and be retires to sadly think it over as she goes joyously on to "whoop it up" at a suffrage meeting. Returning from a day of strenuous service in disorder and window smashing, she casts herself in exhaustion upon the couch in her study and falls asleep. Then comes to her in dreams a picture of the quiet, delightful days of old, so well remembered from the tales told by her grandmother. Old Father Time makes bold to intrude and conduct her back along the path of the storied past, decade by decade, until she arrives at the age of gallantry, when great grandmother was a girl. It shows the courtly old days in the quaint, colonial mansion where grand dames, powdered beauties, periwigged ... Written by Moving Picture World synopsis

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Comedy | Drama | Short

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4 June 1913 (USA)  »

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