Minnie Brown and Billy Ray are very much in love with each other. Poor Ray is refused the daughter's hand by the father, who wishes to secure a husband for his daughter with money. Billy, ... See full summary »

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Billy Ray - the Barber (as William Louis)
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Minnie Brown - the Barber's Sweetheart
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Minnie Brown and Billy Ray are very much in love with each other. Poor Ray is refused the daughter's hand by the father, who wishes to secure a husband for his daughter with money. Billy, is a poor barber and one day, while working in his shop, he tells a newspaper reporter, a friend of his, his troubles. His friend suggests that he allow him to put an article in the paper, whereby he, Billy, will fall heir to a fortune. This meets with Billy's approval and the next day there appears in the daily papers an article stating that Mr. Ray has a large fortune left him. Sure enough, the keen eye of Minnie's father sees the article in the paper. He at once plans with his wife to send Billy a letter of apology in regard to the treatment he received when asking for the daughter's hand, and asks him if he won't kindly call, as the girl wishes to see him. Billy loses no time on receipt of the letter, and finding his way to the Brown home, is received by the father and mother with open arms. He ... Written by Moving Picture World synopsis

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25 December 1911 (USA)  »

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