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He Who Laughs Last, Laughs Best (1908)

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Our heroine is in love with a manly young chap, whose love for her is unbounded. An old maiden aunt tyrannizes over the girl and forbids the girl to receive him when he calls. Of course, ... See full summary »

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Our heroine is in love with a manly young chap, whose love for her is unbounded. An old maiden aunt tyrannizes over the girl and forbids the girl to receive him when he calls. Of course, the girl disobeys, and the pair are enjoying a loving tete-a-tete when the aunt appears, and is horrified. She sends the girl to her room, in spite of her pleading, and forcibly assists the hero to leave. The aunt intercepts a note the girl has written to her lover, making an appointment to meet him at a certain place and be married. The aunt conceives of a scheme of wearing the girl's clothing and heavy veil, meeting the young man and marrying him herself. She goes to the girl's room, makes her take off her outer clothing, puts same on and locks the door to the room, then sets out to keep the engagement with the young lover. The girl in the meantime, opening her window, discovers a tramp sleeping, awakens him, gives him note and instructions. The tramp hurries away, delivers the note to the lover ... Written by Moving Picture World synopsis

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11 November 1908 (USA)  »

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Released as a split reel along with the comedy If It Don't Concern You, Let It Alone (1908). See more »

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