Jennie Knox, a trim little old maid, is wooed by Bob Johnson and Slim Lusk. Bob weighs three hundred and Slim one hundred. She doesn't like either one, saying that Bob is too fat and Slim ... See full summary »

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Robert Fischer ...
Bob Johnson - the Fat Rival
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Jennie Knox - the Sweetheart
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Slim Lusk - the Thin Rival
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Jennie Knox, a trim little old maid, is wooed by Bob Johnson and Slim Lusk. Bob weighs three hundred and Slim one hundred. She doesn't like either one, saying that Bob is too fat and Slim is too thin. They decide to go to a sanatorium to try and meet the requirements by treatment. They reach the station and try to get a team to take them to the sanatorium, but everyone turns them down on account of Bob's weight. Finally they get a wagon and start on their way. They go but a short distance when the wagon breaks down, the driver is sore and chases them both. They arrive at the sanatorium and are immediately put in training. At meal time Bob gets a cracker and a small glass of milk and Slim enough to feed an army. Slim is fed on milk by a funnel and hose, into which an attendant is constantly pouring milk. Johnson is so sore that he grabs a large steak from Slim's plate and runs out of the window, followed by Slim. He eats the steak while running down the road to the station. Arriving ... Written by Moving Picture World synopsis

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10 July 1913 (USA)  »

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Released as a split reel along with the comedy Building a Trust (1913). See more »

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