On the eve of their wedding, Harry and Billie quarrel. She gives back his ring and Harry goes home to find a letter from Uncle John, congratulating him and informing him that his uncle's ... See full summary »

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Billie Rhodes ...
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Harry Ham ...
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Nolan Leary ...
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Harry L. Rattenberry ...
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Ethel Lynne ...
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On the eve of their wedding, Harry and Billie quarrel. She gives back his ring and Harry goes home to find a letter from Uncle John, congratulating him and informing him that his uncle's check for five thousand is his the moment the knot is tied. He tries to make up, but Billie declines. His roommate, Nolan, suggests getting a girl from the employment agency and a fake minister to fool Uncle. This plan is adopted. Next day, Uncle arrives. The girl from the agency, Ethel, starts for Harry's but sees a friend and goes for a ride. The car breaks down, delaying her. The pseudo minister is there and so is Uncle, but no bride-elect. Harry, desperate, compels Nolan to impersonate the bride. Meantime, Billie is remorseful, so she goes for a walk to relieve her feelings. Ethel is now hurrying to Harry's. Nolan makes a passable bride until he has serious trouble with his feminine apparel. Embarrassed, he runs out determined to get a girl for Harry. The first one he seizes wouldn't do at all, ... Written by Moving Picture World synopsis

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12 February 1917 (USA)  »

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