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Percival Chubbs and the Widow (1912)

A laughable farce-comedy by the Edison Company for release March 27th is entitled, "Percival Chubbs and the Widow," and contains many amusing situations. Chubbs is a middle-aged widower in ... See full summary »

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William Wadsworth ...
Percival Archibald Chubbs
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Alice Washburn ...
The Widow Oldfield
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A laughable farce-comedy by the Edison Company for release March 27th is entitled, "Percival Chubbs and the Widow," and contains many amusing situations. Chubbs is a middle-aged widower in love with the Widow Oldfield. While at a fashionable restaurant Chubbs pops the question and is accepted, much to the amusement of the attending waiter. He escorts the widow to her home and is duly introduced to her athletic son. Now this son is some athlete and is exceedingly proud of his muscular development and takes occasion to show his prospective father-in-law the trophies of his prowess. While the old gentleman is inspecting the young man's assortment of trophies, the widow is having trouble with her wig, which she takes off to more properly adjust. While thus engaged Chubbs emerges from the young man's studio just in time to catch a glimpse of the bald pate of his intended. He almost faints from the effects of the sight, but recovers in time to present a smiling countenance as the widow ... Written by Moving Picture World synopsis

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27 March 1912 (USA)  »

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Archibald Chubbs and the Widow  »

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