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Does Advertising Pay? (1913)

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Financially, the firm of Montague & Pipps, lawyers, is not a success. The two young men have but three dollars between them and are in despair. Suddenly Montague gets an idea. "What the ... See full summary »

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Wally Van ...
Montague - 1st Lawyer
E.K. Lincoln ...
Pipps - 2nd Lawyer
Tefft Johnson ...
Silas Whipple
Zena Keefe ...
1st Miss Whipple
Roma Raymond ...
2nd Miss Whipple (as Miss Raymond)
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Financially, the firm of Montague & Pipps, lawyers, is not a success. The two young men have but three dollars between them and are in despair. Suddenly Montague gets an idea. "What the firm needs." he declares, "is advertising." He goes out and returns later with a huge wad of bills, which he shows to his astounded partner. Most of it, he explains, is stage money. There are only eight real dollars in the lot, the three that he started out with and a five-spot that he has borrowed. They go out and commence to flash their roll in restaurants and cigar stores. The business men who see it are convinced that the two young lawyers must be doing well and consequently are worthy of their business. In this way, Montague & Pipps become the legal agents of two real estate brokers and a member of the stock exchange, Mr. Silas Whipple, whose daughters the two young fellows have long admired from a distance. Later, they meet the two girls in the park and a miracle is again performed by the roll. ... Written by Moving Picture World synopsis

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