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The Sign of the Three Labels (1911)

There exists in Europe a secret society of hotel employees which has a system of labeling the trunks of those guests who do not tip with a certain stamp, so that when the trunk is delivered... See full summary »

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The Groom
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The Bride
Yale Benner ...
The Hotel Clerk
Edward O'Connor ...
The Waiter
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1st Bellhop
Edwin Clarke ...
2nd Bellhop
Ethel Jewett ...
The Maid
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There exists in Europe a secret society of hotel employees which has a system of labeling the trunks of those guests who do not tip with a certain stamp, so that when the trunk is delivered to any other hotel the waiters, etc., know from whom to expect tips and from whom not to expect any. Thus it happens that a bride and groom starting off on their honeymoon to Europe make their first mistake in not tipping the hotel employees on their leaving. They proceed at once to label their baggage so that upon their arrival at the next hotel they will be taken care of accordingly. Upon their arrival at the next hotel they are at once spotted as people that do not tip and the hotel employees proceed to treat them in a most shocking manner. They order breakfast and it is spoiled; they fail to get any service whatsoever, and are at last forced to take their meals out. Gaston, the bellboy, succeeds in securing one of the bride's stockings, and placing it in the back pocket of the groom and through... Written by Moving Picture World synopsis

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20 December 1911 (USA)  »

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1.33 : 1
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