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A Pair of Schemers; or, My Wife and My Uncle (1910)

A young married couple, the honeymoon not yet over, are comfortably settled in a neatly furnished apartment. The young wife is clearing away the table while her hubby is writing a letter as... See full summary »

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A young married couple, the honeymoon not yet over, are comfortably settled in a neatly furnished apartment. The young wife is clearing away the table while her hubby is writing a letter as well as he can between the interruptions of lovemaking. He shows her the letter: "Dear Jack: I am married to the dearest little woman in the world and happy except for the fact that if my rich Uncle John knew that I had married without his consent he would cut me off with a nickel. However. I hope for the best. Yours, Will." They have hardly finished reading the letter before the bell rings and a letter is handed in which causes consternation: "Dear Will: I am coming to visit you in New York. Think I can arrange a splendid marriage for yon. Your affectionate Uncle John." Will is in a quandary. He tells his wife that she must not be seen there, that she must hide somewhere until his uncle departs. She pouts and refuses, while he looks at his watch and becomes more and more agitated. At last an idea ... Written by Moving Picture World synopsis

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22 January 1910 (USA)  »

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Released as a split reel along with Five Minutes to Twelve (1910). See more »

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