Pa Potter invests four thousand dollars in worthless oil stock. Or is it worthless?

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Pa Potter invests four thousand dollars in worthless oil stock. Or is it worthless?

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"Pa" exasperates, "Ma" nags, "Mamie" flirts, "Red" won't work - but you'll love 'em - and you'll laugh your head off. See more »

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15 January 1927 (USA)  »

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O Presente de Núpcias  »

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