The cook has been the bane of many a family, but when it comes to stirring up a western ranch and getting the goats of the cowpunchers there is going to be something doing, and the doing of... See full summary »

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The cook has been the bane of many a family, but when it comes to stirring up a western ranch and getting the goats of the cowpunchers there is going to be something doing, and the doing of the something is full of interest, to wit: The cook is not satisfactory and the boys strike for a new "chef." They appeal to the boss and he promises them relief, and it is not long in coming from San Antonio in the person of a very swell fussy French guy, whom they look upon as a huge joke. He lasts just one day, and we see his finish to a turn and he beats it with more haste than grace. The next applicant is a scream, a fat negress who falls in love to the charms of San, a colored cowboy, with whom she elopes in the silent watches of the night. It seems they have gone the full list of applicants, but hope appears on the horizon of despair when John Chinaman puts in an appearance, gets the job, and queers himself by cooking Chinese noodles they can't eat, and that squirm like worms. This leads to ... Written by Moving Picture World synopsis

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Short | Comedy | Western

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19 January 1911 (USA)  »

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Changing the Cook  »

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