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Well-to-do Mr. and Mrs. Gilton live next door to a large family that struggles to make ends meet. Despite their desire to be friendly, Mr. Gilton is frequently irritated by his neighbors, ... See full summary »

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Complete credited cast:
William Wadsworth ...
Mr. Gilton
Mrs. William Bechtel ...
Mrs. Gilton
Augustus Phillips ...
Mr. Bilton
Ida Williams ...
Mrs. Bilton (as Mrs. C. Jay Williams)
Edna Hammel ...
Cora Cordelia Bilton
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Well-to-do Mr. and Mrs. Gilton live next door to a large family that struggles to make ends meet. Despite their desire to be friendly, Mr. Gilton is frequently irritated by his neighbors, insisting that they stay out of his yard, and blaming them for anything that goes wrong. During the holiday season, the differences between the two families become even clearer. Mrs. Gilton wants to do something to help their neighbors, but Mr. Gilton will take a lot of convincing. Written by Snow Leopard

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Worldview Entertainment and the Killiam Collection has released a set of nine early movies about Christmas collectively called "A Christmas Past," with an original score by Al Kryszak. This movie is the fourth one, and has a running time of 15 minutes. See more »

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A Holiday Gift From Thomas Alva Edison
31 December 2001 | by (Forest Ranch, CA) – See all my reviews

When A CHRISTMAS ACCIDENT causes a mean old man to enter the wrong home, he is taught the true meaning of the Yuletide Spirit...

This very old film, from the Edison Studios, is a charming surprise. Short and to the point, it is competently produced & effectively acted. Best of all, the Holiday sentiment is both tender & affecting. The awakening power of the movies is seen in embryo here.

Al Kryszak provided the score for the video compilation A Christmas Past, in which this film appears.


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