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The Professor's Dilemma (1912)

Professor Philipps is overworked and unable to proceed further with a scientific work which he has in preparation. Roberts, the athletic trainer of the college, visits him, and, realizing ... See full summary »
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Professor Philipps is overworked and unable to proceed further with a scientific work which he has in preparation. Roberts, the athletic trainer of the college, visits him, and, realizing his condition, kick his secretary out of the room and tells him he needs a rest. Obtaining leave of absence, they go up into the mountains on a shooting trip, the professor going, however, unwillingly. Arriving at their destination, they meet Diana Deane. The professor, who is very modest, is shocked at seeing a woman going about with a gun, and refuses to form her acquaintance. Having received lessons in shooting from Roberts, the professor sallies forth one morning, filled with high hopes. Seeing what he supposes to be a wild animal, he alms and fires and shoots off Diana's Tam O'Shanter cap. The unfortunate professor lays all the blame upon his spectacles, and taking them off, he throws them down and tramps upon them, swearing never to wear them again. This action appeals to the humorous side of ... Written by Moving Picture World synopsis

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27 December 1912 (USA)  »

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