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The Dog in the Baggage Car (1913)

The actor and his wife suddenly found themselves "at liberty" because the manager of their attraction had flitted unexpectedly. They wanted to get back to New York, but even though they ... See full summary »

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The actor and his wife suddenly found themselves "at liberty" because the manager of their attraction had flitted unexpectedly. They wanted to get back to New York, but even though they sold all their wardrobe they could only arrange sufficient funds to pay for one ticket. The woman, however, had an inspiration: the railroad company carried baggage free. The thespians had no baggage, therefore she decided to ship her husband in a Saratoga trunk in the baggage car ahead. He consented to the plan. The plan was marvelously successful, and the husband was trundled aboard the train, without arousing any suspicion. His wife found new troubles, however, for the heartless conductor refused to let her take her little pet dog into the passenger car. The baggage master was a sour person, who hated everybody, even dogs. Called out of the car for a moment, he returned to find that most of his lunch had vanished. He blamed it on the dog. Later his cigar was smoked by some scoundrel, and again he ... Written by Moving Picture World synopsis

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13 April 1913 (USA)  »

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Her Dog in the Baggage Car  »

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