The Crisis. A little girl lies in bed with typhoid fever. The crisis is near. The doctor's face is very serious. The mother breaks down; the father tries to console her. Nothing can tempt ... See full summary »

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The Crisis. A little girl lies in bed with typhoid fever. The crisis is near. The doctor's face is very serious. The mother breaks down; the father tries to console her. Nothing can tempt the little girl, who seems entirely indifferent to her surroundings. Father and mother exit while the nurse keeps a watchful eye on the little patient. The father returns with dolls of all descriptions. The little girl does not care for them. Now he unpacks a "Billiken." The funny face of this doll brings a smile upon the little girl's countenance. She reaches out her hand for the Billiken and is soon fast asleep. In her dreams she sees Billiken making funny stunts. Billiken also has a circus, which she watches with great interest. Everything is so funny that our little girl can hardly refrain from laughing. Now Billiken is tired performing stunts. He jumps back to the bed and the little girl awakens. The doctor enters. The crisis has passed. The little girl is on the way to recovery. Billiken saved ... Written by Moving Picture World synopsis

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4 October 1909 (USA)  »

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Released as a split reel along with Who Discovered the North Pole? (1909). See more »

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