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When the Cat Came Back (1914)

Joe's young and pretty wife, May, is extremely suspicious and jealous of the landlady's daughter, and when Joe tries to get a speck of dust out of Nell's eye, May thinks it is a love scene.... See full summary »

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May Suburban
Boyd Marshall ...
Joe Suburban
Helen Badgley ...
A Child
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Joe's young and pretty wife, May, is extremely suspicious and jealous of the landlady's daughter, and when Joe tries to get a speck of dust out of Nell's eye, May thinks it is a love scene. When Joe enters the room she accuses him of making love to the girl, and Joe ridicules her. Later, May rashes out angry. Joe, thinking it will blow over, reclines on a couch to read, and Nell chases a runaway cat into the room only to be caught by Joe's wife returning. This time she's sure things are not right, and leaves the house, with Joe in pursuit. The difference cannot be patched up, and May returns to sob it out alone on the couch. And the kitten figures again, but this time Mr. Gordon chases it, only to be caught by the returning Joe on his knees at the couch, looking for a whip he dropped. Of course Joe knew it was all right, but be wouldn't let May think so, until it dawned upon her that that was just the position Joe was in when she accused him of infidelity. And then she insisted upon ... Written by Moving Picture World synopsis

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16 January 1914 (USA)  »

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