Chester is Pearl's sweetheart. Her father dislikes Chester. He reads in a book of the great superiority of mind over matter, by the proper exercise of the will and determines to try it on ... See full summary »

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Phillips Smalley

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Cast

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Pearl White ... Pearl
Chester Barnett ... Chester
Joseph Belmont Joseph Belmont ... Pearl's Pa
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Chester is Pearl's sweetheart. Her father dislikes Chester. He reads in a book of the great superiority of mind over matter, by the proper exercise of the will and determines to try it on Chester. This he does and wills that Chester leave his house. In the middle of a conversation with Pearl, Chester suddenly rushes from the room. This state of affairs continues on and off, until Pearl by accident came across the book and understands her beau's strange actions. The next time Chester calls, Pa again wills that he go, but Pearl wills that he remain and Chester is kept running in and out of the house until Pearl's superior and stronger will wins and he remains. Pa sinks exhausted and consents to allowing Chester's attentions to Pearl Written by Moving Picture World synopsis

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Comedy | Short

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Released as a split reel along with the comedy The Smuggled Laces (1913). See more »

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

22 June 1913 (USA) See more »

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Crystal Film Company See more »
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Sound Mix:

Silent

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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