The house next door to Mr. Cobb is rented by a widow named Mrs. Rose, who moves in with her little girl, Helen. Mr. Cobb is a widower with a little boy named Phil. Through the acquaintance ... See full summary »

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(as Mrs. Breuil)

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Mr. Cobb - a Widower (as Robert Gaillord)
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Mrs. Rose - a Widow
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Mrs. Rose's Daughter, Helen
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Phil Cobb
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The Little Boy
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The house next door to Mr. Cobb is rented by a widow named Mrs. Rose, who moves in with her little girl, Helen. Mr. Cobb is a widower with a little boy named Phil. Through the acquaintance of their two children, Mr. Cobb and Mrs. Rose are not very long strangers. Their neighborliness ripens into love and shortly they are engaged to be married. Unfortunately, an unforeseen circumstance arises when Mrs. Rose accidentally discovers that Mr. Cobb very often admires the photograph which he has recently received of a very pretty lady. They become estranged and she will not condescend to ask for an explanation. Cobb has about given up in despair. The children arrange to take an excursion on a lake some distance from their houses. Sometime after they have gone, Mrs. Rose cannot find her daughter, and Mr. Cobb goes in search of his son. They go together in search of the children. They find them in a boat on the lake. They have lost the oars and cannot get ashore. Mr. Cobb gallantly jumps in ... Written by Moving Picture World synopsis

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Short | Comedy | Drama

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2 November 1912 (USA)  »

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