Sweeney, the hod-carrier, having disposed of the contents of his dinner pail, sits down in the shade to doze away the remainder of the noon-hour. When he sleeps, a fairy appears and touches... See full summary »

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John Lancaster ...
Patrick Sweeney
Lillian Leighton ...
Sweeney's Wife
Marie Newton ...
The Fairy
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Mrs. Gandergilt
Palmer Bowman ...
Patrolman McGlone
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Sweeney, the hod-carrier, having disposed of the contents of his dinner pail, sits down in the shade to doze away the remainder of the noon-hour. When he sleeps, a fairy appears and touches him with her wand. In a transformation he awakens in affluence, and in a dress-suit as he appears in "Sweeney and the Million," The fairy disappears and Sweeney swaggers down to his swell residence and is met by the letter-carrier, who gives him a large bundle of important-looking letters. The first one he opens informs him that the million dollars lost in the poker game is coming back to him by parcel post. It requires a strong man to deliver this package. Mrs. Sweeney, "all dolled-up," meets him at the door. He fires out the footman and the other servants. They open the package and are flooded with bank notes of large denominations, and they proceed to hide it in bundles all over the place. Their next appearance is at the function in Mrs. Gandergilt's palatial drawing-rooms. The guests are ... Written by Moving Picture World synopsis

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9 June 1913 (USA)  »

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