It is the unexpected things in life that happen, which was proven when Bob Burns applied to John Hennessy for a position. Burns is told that single men are not engaged, that if he gets ... See full summary »

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Bob Burns
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Ruth Hennessy - Bob's Bride
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John Hennessey
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Bob's Sweetheart
Joseph Allen Sr.
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It is the unexpected things in life that happen, which was proven when Bob Burns applied to John Hennessy for a position. Burns is told that single men are not engaged, that if he gets married by twelve o'clock the following day, the position is his. Burns writes two of his young lady friends, asking them to marry him, and to meet him at eleven o'clock. Undecided which one to mail, he allows a young boy to pick one of the letters out of his pocket and mail it. By accident, the other letter drops to the sidewalk. A good Samaritan, seeing the letter, picks it up and mails it. The next morning, at the appointed time, the two ladies arrive on the scene, and claim Burns for theirs. Not knowing what to do. Burns simply throws up the sponge and takes to his heels. Burns runs into an apartment building, where he comes face to face with an old sweetheart of his. He proposes to her and is accepted. They get married. Bob and his young bride arrive at his employer's office, where the two young ... Written by Moving Picture World synopsis

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16 April 1913 (USA)  »

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