Mr. Grouch, an invalid, is advised by his physician to seek recreation at the seashore. Being a bachelor, he advertises for a young man to act as traveling companion and valet. It is ... See full summary »

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Billie Reeves ...
Bill the New Valet
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The Flirting Widow
Charles Griffiths ...
Mr. Grouch
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The Young Flirt
Bill Potter
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Mr. Grouch, an invalid, is advised by his physician to seek recreation at the seashore. Being a bachelor, he advertises for a young man to act as traveling companion and valet. It is answered by a person named "Bill," who is engaged. Everything goes well until their arrival at the shore. Bill is unable to manage the luggage, and in his endeavors to carry it all he spills it. That afternoon, Mr. Grouch, desiring a little air, engages a rolling-chair and has Bill take him for a ride along the boardwalk. Bill espies a gay widow, and unconsciously lets the chair go to the bottom of the walk with a crash. He is severely reprimanded by Mr. Grouch for his carelessness. After the chair is righted they wend their way along the boardwalk, much to the amusement of the pedestrians. After strolling about the boardwalk, they stop for a rest. But their rest is short lived, as the gay widow again appears and starts to flirt with Bill. Bill is soon in deep conversation with her. Bill's admiration soon... Written by Moving Picture World synopsis

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10 July 1915 (USA)  »

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The Valet  »

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