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The Regeneration of Father (1910)

Father takes a dislike to Jack Kendrick and forbids him the house, his hopes and his right to happiness. Jack tries to conquer by politeness, but politeness is wasted on father, who has his... See full summary »

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Jack Kendrick
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Father takes a dislike to Jack Kendrick and forbids him the house, his hopes and his right to happiness. Jack tries to conquer by politeness, but politeness is wasted on father, who has his mind made up that Kendrick is about the last person he wants for a son-in-law. Several times father catches the lovers spooning and then, of course, the lovers catch it. Jack plans an elopement and bribes the parlor maid to take the note to Laura. Just to kink up the course of true love father sees the passage of the note from Jack to the maid and fires the maid off hand. That means another girl in her place and Jack sees the butler leaving the house for the advertising agency with the want ad. That gives him an idea and he heads for the costumers. It is an easy matter to obtain a woman's wig and the dress and hat to go with it, and Jack makes a rather attractive woman. He is not beautiful in an artistic sense, but he has a regular eye and a winning smile, and once the moustache is taken off he ... Written by Moving Picture World synopsis

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16 May 1910 (USA)  »

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The Rejuvenation of Father  »

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