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The Actress and the Singer (1911)

A prima donna falls in love with the voice of a singer that she hears on a recording.



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Cast overview:
The Actress
The Singer
The Artist (as Harry C. Myers)


A young tenor and his friend, a music director, were very "hard up." One day the tenor went and sang for a phonograph concern in order to get money to pay board. A celebrated prima donna happened to be in the next room and heard him sing and fell in love with his voice. She got a glimpse of him as he left the place and her good opinion became even better. He had forgotten a piece of music which she found and took home with her. The prima donna was not able to forget the young tenor, and finally she and her woman companion secured apartments at the house where the tenor and his friend lived. The young men's finances were growing worse and worse. One morning they had nothing with which to buy breakfast. The two girls that morning had ordered breakfast brought to their rooms, but the waiter by mistake took it to the apartments of the young men. Of course, the young man pounced upon the breakfast and fairly devoured it. The waiter, who had discovered his mistake, pounded in vain upon ... Written by Moving Picture World synopsis

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Release Date:

13 March 1911 (USA)  »

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1.33 : 1
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