Young Bert Sebastian falls in love with his father's stenographer. Bert has been to the theater with her and forgetting to return her gloves, his father sees one of them protruding from his... See full summary »

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Charles Eldridge ...
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Bert Sebastian - the Son
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Young Bert Sebastian falls in love with his father's stenographer. Bert has been to the theater with her and forgetting to return her gloves, his father sees one of them protruding from his pocket. His father says he considers it an impropriety; besides, he objects to his son marrying a working girl. He discharges the stenographer. In the evening, Bert is about to call on his sweetheart. By mistake, he puts on his father's coat. He discovers in the pocket a photograph of a woman, Bert gets an idea. He writes a letter to his father, as coming from the woman, making an appointment. Bert hires a complete outfit of female attire, and makes himself up, with the assistance of his intended, as a very attractive young lady. His father writes to the address of Bert's sweetheart, which his son has given. The old gentleman comes with his limousine and takes his son to dinner. That same night he learns that his wife is going to the country the next day. His wife starts for the country and he ... Written by Moving Picture World synopsis

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10 May 1912 (USA)  »

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