Slippery Slim and Mustang Pete are rivals to marry the widow Sophie Clutts.



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Daniel P. Kelleher ...
Herman (as Danny Kelleher)
Minnie (as Virginia Eames)
Martin Woods ...
Marie Woods ...
Joe Cassidy
Bill Cato
Jack Roberts
Emory Johnson
Stanley Sargent

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Mustang Pete and Slippery Slim, two carefree bachelors, live together amicably until Mustang finds fault with Slim's cooking. Slim tells him if he doesn't like it to do the cooking himself. They read a personal in a newspaper, that an affectionate widow would like to marry a dependable man at once, and as both cannot have her, they draw straws, and Mustang loses. Slippery writes to the widow that he will meet her on the Friday stage. Mustang slips out to the mailbox and changes Friday to Tuesday. Dressing in his Sunday best, Mustang meets the stage Tuesday. Sophie steps out and clasps him in her arms, but to his surprise and horror she is not alone, four children follow her, ranging in age from 16 to 6. Mustang takes the crowd to his cabin where they proceed to raise roughhouse. He is in a quandary, so invokes the help of Slim. Slim advises him to frighten her away, which Mustang attempts to do, but only succeeds in arousing Sophie's ire and getting banged up. Slim now steps in and ... Written by Moving Picture World synopsis

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21 March 1914 (USA)  »

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