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Sharps and Chaps (1912)

Professor De Risque, anxious to escape for a time the too solicitous attention of Madame De Risque, arrives at Roaring Gulch and, noting that the town numbers some very pretty girls amongst... See full summary »

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William A. Carroll ...
Prof. De Risque
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Lyle Jones (as Edward Lyons)
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Mark Briarly
Donald MacDonald ...
Bill Shark
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Louise Canby
Margaret Manners ...
Margaret Wiley
Dolly Larkin ...
Mlle. Dulcie
Sylvia Ashton ...
Mrs. De Risque
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Landlady
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Professor De Risque, anxious to escape for a time the too solicitous attention of Madame De Risque, arrives at Roaring Gulch and, noting that the town numbers some very pretty girls amongst its population, he hangs out his shingle announcing the fact that he teaches the piano and violin. The professor is charming and the young ladies are impressionable, they readily desert the constant cowboys for the professor. The cowboys get their heads together and plan a counter-move. They hire a music teacher in the person of Mademoiselle Dulcie, and install her in an adjoining office to De Risque. The boys express a preference for the trombone and the clarionette and find that it is necessary to practice hard, especially when the professor is making soulful harmony with one of the village ladies. A twofold crisis occurs. Mademoiselle has all the boys literally at her dainty feet. She sends for her husband, who is a jewelry drummer. He arrives and sells the boys engagement rings at double ... Written by Moving Picture World synopsis

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Mirth and music alternate in this witty offering ad constitute the film a laughter maker!

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Comedy | Short

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8 November 1912 (USA)  »

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1.33 : 1
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