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The Actress Pulls the Strings (1912)

May Allen, an actress, arrives at a summer hotel. When the guests learn that she is an actress, they shun her as they have a dislike for actresses. Their coolness is soon apprehended by May... See full summary »

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May Allen, an actress, arrives at a summer hotel. When the guests learn that she is an actress, they shun her as they have a dislike for actresses. Their coolness is soon apprehended by May, so one day she leaves, only to return disguised as an old maid missionary. She is joyfully received. May later plays a trick on them and once more she appears as the actress. The guests are depressed, especially the feminine portion. A lawn dance is soon given, but May is ostracized. An idea strikes her as the different male guests sneak out to her. Taking a ball of cord she gives each one of the men a piece of string, telling him to go and hide and that she will find him later, following the string, of course, to locate him. Then she goes into the ballroom, where she is confronted by the women, who discover that the men have disappeared. They tell the old maid missionary that they suspect the actress and their suspicious seem justified when they find that she is not in the seat she occupied the ... Written by Moving Picture World synopsis

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3 September 1912 (USA)  »

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