A college town, as a rule, is the home of practical jokers and it was a college town where Miss Alice Morse, M.D., starts her practice. One day four college students out for a lark see her ... See full summary »

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William Wadsworth ...
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Cora Williams ...
Doctor Alice Morse M.D.
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The Maid
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A college town, as a rule, is the home of practical jokers and it was a college town where Miss Alice Morse, M.D., starts her practice. One day four college students out for a lark see her sign and look upon the idea of a woman doctor as a huge joke. Later on they see some boys playing with a discarded clothing store dummy and decide to play a trick on the female doctor. Removing the wooden arm from the dummy they repair to their room where Tom has it fastened to his shoulder while the others send Dr. Alice Morse a hurry call to set Tom's broken arm. She arrives in due time, makes a hasty examination and proves herself equal to the occasion by gravely announcing the case to be a serious one; she quickly departs to bring her "surgical instruments," and at the same time requests her brother, a powerful athlete, to accompany her. The college boys gleefully chuckle over the success of their practical joke, but when they see the female doctor upon her return calmly and deliberately mending... Written by Moving Picture World synopsis

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2 November 1912 (USA)  »

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Released as a split reel along with the comedy Bobby's Dream (1912). See more »

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