While Mary is taking a spin on her wheel a young man is calling at her house. He waits until she returns and then asks her to be his wife. She is very happy over his proposal, but tells him... See full summary »

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While Mary is taking a spin on her wheel a young man is calling at her house. He waits until she returns and then asks her to be his wife. She is very happy over his proposal, but tells him that she only can marry a sport. Whenever he is able to show that he can ride a bicycle, and has registered on his speedometer 3,000 miles then he may call again, she says, and get her answer. Downhearted, he leaves. How can he ever learn to ride a bicycle and how will he ever be able to wait for the sweetest girl on earth until he has ridden 3,000 miles? He is determined, however, to win her, and starts out to buy a bicycle. After many unsuccessful attempts he at last learns how to ride. The strain, however, is too much for him. He lays down on a bench and employs a boy to turn the wheel while he takes a nap. One day the young lady, seeing him passing her house, follows him on her wheel. She sees the boy waiting, she watches until her lover is asleep and then sends the boy away, while she herself ... Written by Moving Picture World synopsis

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4 March 1909 (USA)  »

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Released as a split reel along with The Last Call (1909). See more »

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