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The Box Car Baby (1912)

Judge Kennedy and his wife go to an afternoon reception and leave their baby girl in charge of a flirtatious nurse maid. With the baby in its buggy, she goes to the park. A chauffeur tempts... See full summary »

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George Hernandez
James Robert Chandler ...
(as Robert Chandler)
Frank Clark ...
(as Frank M. Clark)
Clyde Garner ...
(as Clyde Garner Jr.)
Frank Richardson
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Toodles (as Lillian Wade)
Daisy Prideaux
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Judge Kennedy and his wife go to an afternoon reception and leave their baby girl in charge of a flirtatious nurse maid. With the baby in its buggy, she goes to the park. A chauffeur tempts her to take a short ride. Baby has fallen asleep, and so she decides to leave it for a short time. The parkway being on a steep slope she secures the buggy by placing a stone under the front wheel before she rides away with the chauffeur. An intoxicated man passes the buggy a little later, and by brushing against it sets it free and it plunges down the slope of the parkway, over the curb and into the street below. The baby is thrown out and stunned by its fall. When the nurse returns and finds the baby, apparently dead at the bottom of the parkway, she becomes terrorized and conceals the senseless form in a box-car, while she flees to escape the judge's wrath. Tom and Jerry, two hobos who have stowed themselves in the same box-car, awaken at the same time the baby revives. They are scared at being ... Written by Moving Picture World synopsis

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19 August 1912 (USA)  »

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1.33 : 1
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