The church fair in the village is always a big event. All of the good housewives and also the embryo housewives have a spell of baking cakes and pies. In Josh Jordan's family the women folk... See full summary »

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Ida Williams ...
1st Pie Maker (as Mrs. C.J. Williams)
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2nd Pie Maker
Bessie Learn ...
3rd Pie Maker
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4th Pie Maker (as Clara Adams)
Edward O'Connor ...
1st Pie Eater (as Edwin O'Connor)
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2nd Pie Eater
Arthur Housman ...
3rd Pie Eater
Julian Reed ...
4th Pie Eater
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The Agent for Sleep Sugar
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The Constable
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The church fair in the village is always a big event. All of the good housewives and also the embryo housewives have a spell of baking cakes and pies. In Josh Jordan's family the women folk were elected to bake the apple pies for the coming event, the big church fair. We see the interior of a well-to-do farmhouse kitchen; pretty girls and matrons are busy peeling, paring and baking apple pies. While the ladies have been busily engaged as above, they receive a call from an itinerant merchant selling wares from a wagon. Among his diversified stock is an article that he calls "Sleep Sugar," a harmless potion, which if put in food where thievery is suspected, will catch the culprit. The ladies try to get rid of him but his persistence is too strong for them. While they are thus engaged one of the pies on the shelf disappears. The alarm is given by one of the girls and the agent, taking advantage of the opportunity, makes a sale. The pies are doctored and soon the good women have four ... Written by Moving Picture World synopsis

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19 June 1912 (USA)  »

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Released as a split reel along with the documentary Target Practice of Atlantic Fleet, U.S. Navy (1912). See more »

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