Entranced by the wonders performed by a magician who entertains the guests at his birthday party, when Bobby is given the magic wand which apparently does these wonders and his little ... See full summary »

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Entranced by the wonders performed by a magician who entertains the guests at his birthday party, when Bobby is given the magic wand which apparently does these wonders and his little sweetheart expresses a preference for an apple over a walnut, he tells her to look under her pillow the next morning. During the night he steals to her home and replaces the nut, which she holds clasped in her hand, with the wished-for apple. Later, when her canary dies, he demonstrates the efficacy of the wand by taking away the dead bird, returning with a live one which he has bought with a five-dollar gold piece, received on his birthday. His little sweetheart's mother, Mrs. Grover, falls ill, and Bobby's adored one calls upon him to make her well. Through the agency of the young magician's father, a widower with a fast growing interest in Mrs. Grover, a New York doctor is brought, who effects a cure. Then comes the final test of the wand. The little girl demands that the wonderful instrument bring ... Written by Moving Picture World synopsis

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26 November 1917 (USA)  »

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