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The Trail of the Itching Palm (1913)

The tipping evil squelched for the time being but later encouraged, proved John Brown's undoing. Jack Peabody, in love with Brown's daughter, Mary, was emphatically refused Mary's hand in ... See full summary »

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Joseph Allen Sr. ...
John Brown (as Joseph Allen)
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Jack Peabody
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Mary Brown
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The tipping evil squelched for the time being but later encouraged, proved John Brown's undoing. Jack Peabody, in love with Brown's daughter, Mary, was emphatically refused Mary's hand in marriage, until the former could control his money. Brown, called away on business to Chicago, takes his daughter with him. Previous to this trip Mary's father had had some fake bills made which he thought would slop the tipping evil. Peabody, determined to get Mary, follows her and her father to the Windy City. Mistaking his real money for the fake bills, Brown hands them out to bellboys, waiters and cabdrivers, promiscuously. Mr. Brown is reprimanded by the clerk of the hotel for tipping the servants. Thoroughly disgusted, Brown checks out. Discovering that he had given away all of his money. Mr. Brown is compelled to ask assistance from Peabody, who comes to the front, only too willing to pay the old gentleman's bill. For his kind and generous act, Peabody is rewarded by securing the consent of Mr... Written by Moving Picture World synopsis

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27 March 1913 (USA)  »

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