Uncle Doughbags, a rich old bachelor, has so much money it is a question of some concern to him. He has three nieces, next of kin. In order to become better acquainted with them and learn ... See full summary »

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Uncle Doughbags
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One of Doughbags' Nieces
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One of Doughbags' Nieces
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One of Doughbags' Nieces
William Humphrey ...
Doughbags' Attorney
Richard Rosson ...
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Edith Halleran
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Uncle Doughbags, a rich old bachelor, has so much money it is a question of some concern to him. He has three nieces, next of kin. In order to become better acquainted with them and learn their fitness for handling such a large inheritance, he pays them a visit. When the girls bear that he is coming, the two younger nieces, who are two overgrown twin "boobies," decide to win their uncle's favor by being very attentive to him, and naturally suppose that he will be very much impressed by their sensitiveness and sympathetic natures. On the other hand, their older sister is of a very literary, chilly temperament, and is too much absorbed in her own interests to show any special interest in her uncle or his affairs. She does not seem to care. Uncle Doughbags is received with much "gush" and demonstration by the two "kid" sisters, while the elder sister receives him in a very matter-of-fact way. The over demonstrative manner in which the two younger girls force their attentions upon him and... Written by Moving Picture World synopsis

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18 October 1911 (USA)  »

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