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The Volunteer Strike Breakers (1913)

A strike among the hotel waiters is on. The papers are full of it. Chester Colton, and Harris Baldwin, young college chaps, read that waiters are needed in all the big hotels and ... See full summary »
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Harris Baldwin
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Harris's Fiancée
James Morrison ...
Chester Colton
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Harris's Fiancée's Chum
Leo Delaney
Ruth D. Blake
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A strike among the hotel waiters is on. The papers are full of it. Chester Colton, and Harris Baldwin, young college chaps, read that waiters are needed in all the big hotels and restaurants. They apply for positions at Belfonte's restaurant. Harris secures a job as head-waiter and Chester is appointed as one of the regular staff. Harris's fiancée has an engagement with her chum to take dinner with her at the restaurant. They boys pay so much attention to the girls that they neglect the other patrons, who make a kick and complain to the proprietor. He happens in just as Harris's fiancée enters. The proprietor makes his way toward her and when Harris recognizes her, he rushes for her, pushes the boys out of the way, giving her a rigorous hug and a resounding kiss. There is a general uproar and the proprietor threatens to discharge the boys on the spot. The girls cannot understand why Harris and Chester are engaged in so menial an occupation. They explain that it is all a lark, that ... Written by Moving Picture World synopsis

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22 January 1913 (USA)  »

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