Mickey, an orphan who has been brought up in a mining settlement, is sent to New York to live with her aunt.

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Joe Meadows (as George O. Nicholls)
Laura La Varnie ...
Mickey's Aunt - Mrs. Geoffrey Drake
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Reggie Drake (as Lewis J. Cody)
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Elsie Drake (as Minta Durffy)
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Herbert Thornhill
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Tom Rawlings
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Minnie (as Minnie Ha Ha)
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As the surviving partner in a gold mining enterprise, Joe Meadows has also been raising his deceased partner's daughter, Mickey. Now that she is older, Joe plans to send her to live with her aunt Mrs. Drake in New York. Meanwhile, Mrs. Drake is hoping to have her daughter Elsie marry another mine owner, Herbert Thornhill, in order to alleviate the Drake family's financial struggles. When Thornhill goes to California to check on his mine, he meets Mickey and becomes fond of her. Later, when Mickey goes to New York to stay with the Drakes, she finds herself in an uncomfortable situation. Written by Snow Leopard

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August 1918 (USA)  »

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$125,000 (estimated)
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This was the only movie produced by the Mabel Normand Feature Film Company. See more »

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Immediately after skinny-dipping, Mickey is seen with fully dry hair. See more »

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Joe Meadows: Yo' auntie'll learn yer ter be a lady, Mickey.
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Everyone loves Mabel
17 September 2002 | by (New York City) – See all my reviews

Dogs love her, cats love her, jackasses love her and squirrels love to run up her pants legs. Well, who can blame them, right after a scene where she is shown diving nude.... with a suitably long lens of course. Darn it.

There is nothing terribly novel about this Cinderella story of a movie, but it is all carried off with a great deal of charm. Mabel even gets to cut a few capers, instead of simply looking charming while the comedians around her make a mess of things. She's not a great physical comedian, but she is a fine actress and under the direction of comedy *wunderkind* Richard Jones, she gives a fine performance, as does just about everyone in this movie.


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