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Bridget's Explanation (1912)

An antiquarian has among his precious possessions two priceless Egyptian bowls, dating from the Phoenician Era. He has so much pride in these bowls, and so many inquiries to see them from ... See full summary »

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An antiquarian has among his precious possessions two priceless Egyptian bowls, dating from the Phoenician Era. He has so much pride in these bowls, and so many inquiries to see them from his friends, that he selects an evening when all can inspect them at the same time. With great pride he expounds the wonderful age of these bowls, and lectures about them to the enthusiasm of his hearers. Then as a climax, he invites them to another room to drink to his lucky purchase. Before leaving the room, however, he beseeches his hired girl to be extra careful of the bowls, but he overdoes it and simply makes the servant nervous over her responsibility. She starts to dust the bowls when crash, and one falls to pieces on the floor. The professor, in the inner room, while joyously drinking to his own favorable find, hears the crash and is seized by a fit. He rushes back to find one of his loved bowls in pieces and in anger he demands how it was done. Each one of his guests, too, demand how it was... Written by Moving Picture World synopsis

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28 June 1912 (USA)  »

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Released as a split reel along with the comedy The Tramp Elephant (1912). See more »

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