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Becky Gets a Husband (1912)

Abe Cohen with his wife and daughter run a cheap dry goods shop on Jerico Street. Tim Casey, a hod carrier, and his wife and son Pat live next door. A board fence separates the two back ... See full summary »

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Abe Cohen with his wife and daughter run a cheap dry goods shop on Jerico Street. Tim Casey, a hod carrier, and his wife and son Pat live next door. A board fence separates the two back yards and Pat Casey and Becky Cohen enjoy much good flirtation. Abe Cohen has little use for the Irish and is especially down on Pat, who often comes into the store, throws kisses at Becky and tickles her under the chin. One evening Abe catches the sweethearts at their fun and he promptly orders Becky back into the house and drives Pat out of the store. The mothers of the boy and girl both agree that it would not be a bad match and try very hard to get the fathers to see it in the same light, but Abe is obdurate and won't listen to it. The sweethearts and their mothers work hard on the old man and finally win out. Becky and Pat are duly engaged and in short order married. As might be expected, the two nationalities do not mix well, many unfortunate arguments take place at the wedding feast and finally ... Written by Moving Picture World synopsis

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13 April 1912 (USA)  »

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Released as a split reel along with the documentaries California Ostrich and Pigeon Farms (1912) and The Alligator Farm (1912). See more »

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