Almost an Actress (1913)

Susie turn down Lee's love to became an actress. After losing the leading lady the director of a movie team engages her. Many chaotic incidents make it necessary that at the end Susie is forced to accept Lee's love and give up film business forever.


Allen Curtis


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Cast overview:
Louise Fazenda ... Susie
Max Asher ... The Director
Eddie Boland Eddie Boland ... The Heavy
Lee Moran ... Lee
Lon Chaney ... Cameraman
Bobby Vernon ... Benny (as Silvion de Jardins)


Suzie is stage-struck and scorns Lee's love making, telling him that she is going to be a famous actress. In the meantime, the director of a moving picture company in the vicinity is having his troubles. Struggling with the villain, the lending woman loses her false teeth. Unfortunately, these masticatory implements are broken, and the irate director is minus a heroine. Suzie has been sent on an errand by her mother. The director spots her, and with true instantaneous ingenuity of his profession, works her into the scene. Benny, Suzie's little brother, has been sent to look for her. He spies his sister in the villain's grasp. Being kicked out when he tries to rescue her. Benny spreads the alarm. The heroine is about to have a narrow escape from burning to death when the fire department and Lee arrive at the same moment. The former creates a small deluge while Lee tries to rescue Suzie. The picture people chase away the fire department and the townsfolk, who have gathered and the ... Written by Moving Picture World synopsis

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Comedy | Short







Release Date:

15 November 1913 (USA) See more »

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1.33 : 1
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