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Eat Your Soup (1909)

Mange ta soupe (original title)
This is all about a fat baby that would not eat his soup and the terrible trouble he gives everybody in consequence. The entire family, consisting of the father, mother and baby, with his ... See full summary »

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This is all about a fat baby that would not eat his soup and the terrible trouble he gives everybody in consequence. The entire family, consisting of the father, mother and baby, with his nurse, are about to spend the day in the country, and the nurse, anxious that baby will be well fortified before starting out on the journey, endeavors in vain to make the stubborn little fellow swallow his bowl of soup. The baby, however, does not feel a bit like soup that morning, and no amount of coaxing will move him from his determination not to touch a drop of the beverage. He punches the poor impatient nurse as she tries to get the spoon to his mouth, and altogether shows that he is master of the household. The father then tries what he can do, because it is time to start and if they don't hurry they will lose the train, but the baby treats papa with the utmost scorn, showing in his whole bearing how stupid be thinks him not to be able to appreciate that when a person does not feel like eating... Written by Moving Picture World synopsis

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3 November 1909 (USA)  »

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Released in the US as a split reel along with The General's Birthday Present (1909). See more »

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