Father does not approve of Jerry's solicitous interest in his daughter and tries his mightiest to end their growing affection for one another. In order that they may be near each other ... See full summary »

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Jerry
George George ...
Dr. George
Jefferson Osborne ...
Father
Gordon McGregor ...
Butler
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Daughter
Janet Sully ...
Housekeeper
Louis Fitzroy ...
Sergeant of Police
Arthur Jackson ...
Mounted Policeman
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Father does not approve of Jerry's solicitous interest in his daughter and tries his mightiest to end their growing affection for one another. In order that they may be near each other Jerry suggests that his sweetheart play sick and he play the doctor attending her. They put the scheme into effect. An epidemic of smallpox breaks out in the neighborhood and father believes that his daughter has contracted it. Jerry attempts to disquiet his fears but to no avail. Father leaves the room and then Jerry and daughter have a laugh over the trick they played. The laughter is so boisterous that father becomes suspicious and decides to put Jerry to test. He gives his daughter a sleeping powder and then decorates her face with spots of red ink to imply she has smallpox. Jerry, who has left, is then recalled and finding the girl so marked and in a comatose state flees in fright. As he leaves the house he meets Dr. George, from whom he appropriated the garb of a doctor. Dr. George collars him and... Written by Moving Picture World synopsis

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10 December 1915 (USA)  »

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