Way down south in the days of the aristocracy, there dwelt a lady named Mrs. Gilbert, and "Sunshine" was the name of her daughter. This lady has a colored cook who dwelt upon the Gilbert ... See full summary »

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Way down south in the days of the aristocracy, there dwelt a lady named Mrs. Gilbert, and "Sunshine" was the name of her daughter. This lady has a colored cook who dwelt upon the Gilbert plantation with her little daughter named "Shadow." Sunshine is as fair and as white as a lily while Shadow is as dark and black as night. The first child is not only blessed with good looks, but she is surrounded by the blessings of material comfort; poor little Shadow can boast of nothing, not even her looks. Sunshine is given a birthday party, and all her little friends are invited to join in the fun. Shadow watches the guests come and casts longing eyes at their pretty dresses and sweet faces, and wonders why she was created such a funny looking little coon while Sunshine and her playmates were made so attractive. This remains an unsolved problem, but gives her a reason why she has not been invited to the party. She cannot control her curiosity and when she sees a chance sneaks into the parlor, ... Written by Moving Picture World synopsis

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20 May 1911 (USA)  »

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