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That Cuckooville Horse Race (1914)

Pretzel and Schnitzel are rivals for the hand of the widow O'Laughagin. Pretzel is the driver of the bakery wagon. Schnitzel peddles groceries. Molly is a suitor of Frank's. They quarrel ... See full summary »

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Fritz Pretzel - the Baker (as Lloyd V. Hamilton)
Betty Burbridge ...
Molly (as Elizabeth Burbridge)
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Pat Flanagan - the Grocer
Mai Wells ...
The Widow O'Laughagin (as Mae Wells)
Roy Weddle ...
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Pretzel and Schnitzel are rivals for the hand of the widow O'Laughagin. Pretzel is the driver of the bakery wagon. Schnitzel peddles groceries. Molly is a suitor of Frank's. They quarrel and Frank, meeting the widow, falls in love with her. The widow informs Pretzel and Schnitzel that they can decide the contest for her hand by a horse race, whoever winning the race to receive her hand in marriage. Pretzel and Schnitzel dope each other's horse, but by a mistake the druggist has given, the men fast instead of slow dope. The race starts. The dope works. The widow gets tired of waiting and meeting Frank, consents to take a walk with him. Molly meets the cop on the beat and takes a liking to him. The baker and grocer miss their wagons and notify the police. Pretzel and Schnitzel finally get their horses turned around and come back. They are chased by the police, but finally find protection by hiding behind the widow, Frank, Molly and the cop, who are holding an impromptu double wedding. Written by Moving Picture World synopsis

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16 April 1914 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Pretzel and Flanigan  »

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1.33 : 1
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