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A Bucktown Romance (1912)

The widow Lane learns from the reading of her late husband's will that if she marries again she will lose the $1,700 a year, which he has provided her. Perk Cherry, proprietor of the ... See full summary »

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Perk Cherry
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Widow Lane - the Manicure Lady
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Roost Sweet
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The widow Lane learns from the reading of her late husband's will that if she marries again she will lose the $1,700 a year, which he has provided her. Perk Cherry, proprietor of the village barrel shop, reads in the newspaper of the widow's income, and decides that this is the chance for a handsome bachelor. Procuring a bouquet of flowers, he proceeds to call on the dusky widow. Shortly after his arrival, another guest, in the person of Roost Sweet, the village swell, puts in an appearance. Perk believing he has no chance against the swell, takes his departure. Arriving at the barber shop, he writes a note to Roost, asking him to cease his attentions to the widow, and stating he will sell his complete emporium for $30. This looks good to Roost. He borrows $30 from the widow and buys the barber shop. The next day, when calling on the widow, and during her absence from the room. Roost reads the will and finds that the widow is cut off if she marries again. As soon as an opportunity ... Written by Moving Picture World synopsis

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Comedy | Romance | Short

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22 March 1912 (USA)  »

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