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Getting Even (1912)

Percy Jones takes his sweetheart Dollie Vaughn and her mother to the country during the heated period, and there the party meets Hank Hawkins and Ezra Jackson, farm laborers. Percy lords it... See full summary »

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Percy Jones
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Dollie Vaughn
Katherine Griffith ...
Dollie's Mother (as Kate Griffith)
Charles Craig ...
Hank Hawkins
Guy Powell ...
Ezra Jackson
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Percy Jones takes his sweetheart Dollie Vaughn and her mother to the country during the heated period, and there the party meets Hank Hawkins and Ezra Jackson, farm laborers. Percy lords it over the husbandmen, and the city people make the pair the butt of many a joke. Percy and Dollie go boating and espy the farmers working on the shore. They concoct a little scheme and it works admirably. They pretend that the boat is sinking and shout for assistance. Hank and Ezra hear their cries and rush to the water's edge. Hank divests himself of his shoes and hat and swims to the boat only to be laughed at by the city lovers. He swims to the dock and vows vengeance after relating his humiliation to Ezra. A few days later Percy and Dollie go rowing again, and the boat springs a leak and is sinking fast. The occupants are frantic and their shouts are heard by Mrs. Vaughn. She rushes to the lake, sees their predicament and runs for assistance. Ezra and Hank are working and decline to contribute ... Written by Moving Picture World synopsis

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12 July 1912 (USA)  »

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