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The Little Delicatessen Store (1912)

The owner of a little delicatessen store, Carl Swissburger, has a daughter Lena who is in love with Jakie Schmidt, her father's errand boy. When Mr. Swissburger makes this discovery he ... See full summary »

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William Wadsworth ...
Mr. Swissburger
Frances Hulette ...
Mrs. Swissburger
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Lena Swissburger - the Daughter
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Jakie Schmidt - the Errand Boy
Alice Washburn ...
A Customer
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A Customer
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The owner of a little delicatessen store, Carl Swissburger, has a daughter Lena who is in love with Jakie Schmidt, her father's errand boy. When Mr. Swissburger makes this discovery he determines to get rid of Jakie as quickly as possible. This opportunity comes when Jakie spills a glass of milk on one of his best customers. He is dismissed. Lena and Jakie meet secretly and the courtship continues. The next afternoon Mr. Swissburger, in looking over the evening paper, reads an account of one Jake Schmidt, who, having saved the life of millionaire Brown, is to become the beneficiary of a large legacy for his bravery. Mr. Swissburger writes Jakie a letter, asking him to come back. Mr. Swissburger receives the following letter: "Mr. Swissburger, I think you are mistaken. I am the Jake Schmidt who saved Mr. Brown's life, but 1 don't know you nor your Lena. Thanks, however, for the cash present. It comes in very handy. Schmidt." It now dawns upon Swissburger that be has blundered. Just ... Written by Moving Picture World synopsis

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17 February 1912 (USA)  »

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1.33 : 1
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Released as a split reel along with the comedy Curing the Office Boy (1912). See more »

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