Mrs. Briggs keeps a boarding house. Bloggs, a retired sea captain, and Lang, a retired lawyer, are the two "star boarders." Mr. Mills is a mild, affable man, and everybody's friend. Lang ... See full summary »

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Charles Eldridge ...
Mills
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Captain Bloggs
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Lang, Lawyer in Residence
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Mrs. Briggs
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Mrs. Briggs keeps a boarding house. Bloggs, a retired sea captain, and Lang, a retired lawyer, are the two "star boarders." Mr. Mills is a mild, affable man, and everybody's friend. Lang and Bloggs' are both laying siege to the landlady's heart. Bloggs comes home one evening and brings her a bouquet. Lang goes one better by producing theater tickets and inviting her to go to the theater. Bloggs goes to the theater, too, and glowers at them from the balcony. Coming home, after having drowned his feelings in the flowing bowl, and finding Mrs. Briggs and Lang seated by the fire, he upbraids her with breaking his heart and insults Lang. Mills comes down and persuades Lang to go to bed. Lang then demands that Bloggs be turned out of the house. Mrs. Briggs refuses and weeps. Mills returns, again acts as peace-maker and gets Lang to retire, whereupon Mrs. Briggs bursts into tears on his shoulder and tells him what a comfort he is. The nest morning, Lang and Bloggs, both penitent, on the ... Written by Moving Picture World synopsis

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3 June 1912 (USA)  »

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