Zoie ( Madge Kennedy ), a frivolous young wife, exasperates her husband Alfred ( Frank Morgan ) with her lack of interest in domestic affairs and inability to tell the truth. After a quarrel, Alfred leaves for Boston and Zoie, disconsolate, is consoled by her good friend Aggie ( Kathryn Adams ). Aggie suggests that, as Alfred wants a baby, Zoie should adopt one for him. Fascinated with the idea, Zoie sets out for the hospital where she arranges to buy a baby and then wires Alfred that he is about to become a father. Jimmie ( John Cumberland ), Aggie's obedient husband, is dispatched to fetch the infant, but he discovers that the mother now refuses to part with her child. With Alfred expected at any moment, Jimmie is ordered to procure a child, and so he orders a set of twins and then steals a baby from the hospital. When Alfred arrives, he finds himself confronted with a parade of babies and learns of his wife's deception when the infants' parents appear to claim them. However, all ends happily when Zoie promises to tell Alfred the real truth.
This 1917 silent comedy was based on the Broadway play Baby Mine by Margaret Mayo, produced by the Goldwyn Pictures Corporation, and starred actress Madge Kennedy in her film debut. A copy of this film is held at the French archive Cinematheque Francais.
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