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When a wealthy hypochondriac is dissatisfied by the care of the town doctor (Doc Arnold), he consults with a new physician in town who swindles him out of a large sum of money. When his ... See full summary »

Director:

Paul Powell

Writers:

George Randolph Chester (story "Bugs"), William E. Wing

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Cast

Cast overview:
Wilfred Lucas ... Doc Arnold
Constance Talmadge ... Jessie Barton
F.A. Turner F.A. Turner ... Ira Dayton
Pomeroy Cannon Pomeroy Cannon ... Doctor Horatio Bell
Winifred Westover ... Hilda
Monte Blue ... Jud
Fred Warren Fred Warren ... Dr. Bell's assistant
James O'Shea James O'Shea ... Dr. Bell's assistant
Kate Bruce ... Mrs. Simpson
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Storyline

When a wealthy hypochondriac is dissatisfied by the care of the town doctor (Doc Arnold), he consults with a new physician in town who swindles him out of a large sum of money. When his daughter tries to retrieve the check, the quack (Dr. Bell) turns up dead with a gun shot wound to the chest. Doc Arnold lends his expertise to the investigation and solves the case by finding microscopic evidence on the murder weapon left at the scene. Written by Dana Cocke'

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Genres:

Comedy | Drama | Mystery

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

19 November 1916 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Bugs See more »

Company Credits

Production Co:

Fine Arts Film Company See more »
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Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Silent

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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One Reel of this five-reel film (reel 1) survives in nitrate in the UCLA Film and Television Archives, and is not listed for preservation. See more »

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