The Good Old Summer Time (1913)

Mason, his wife and his mother-in-law, are about to leave for the seashore, when the mother-in-law is taken ill. Mason is ordered to go alone. The others will join him at the beach later. ... See full summary »

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Pat Hartigan
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Cast

Cast overview:
John E. Brennan ... Mr. Mason
Ruth Roland ... Mrs. Mason
Juanita Sponsler
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Mason, his wife and his mother-in-law, are about to leave for the seashore, when the mother-in-law is taken ill. Mason is ordered to go alone. The others will join him at the beach later. The man is assigned to a room formerly occupied by an actress. The lady has forgotten her kimona, which hangs on the wall. Mason examines it and throws it across the foot of the bed. Later, he leaves the room and indulges in a flirtation with two pretty girls. Mrs. Mason's mother recovers and the two leave for the beach. They go to Mason's room and discover the kimona. Suspecting something wrong, the ladies go after the husband's scalp. The man is sitting with his arms about the girls, when he sees his wife and mother-in-law. He makes a dash for his room. Mrs. Mason and her mother arrive immediately behind him. After showing him the kimona they make life miserable for the poor man. A knock is heard at the door. A maid enters with a telegram. The message is from the former occupant of the room and ... Written by Moving Picture World synopsis

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Comedy | Short

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

28 November 1913 (USA) See more »

Filming Locations:

Santa Monica, California, USA

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Kalem Company See more »
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Sound Mix:

Silent

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Released as a split reel along with the documentary England's King at Liverpool (1913). See more »

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Quite a little humor is worked up
22 January 2018 | by deickemeyerSee all my reviews

This half-reel starts off by interesting the observer in an actress and later switches to the affairs of a married couple, portrayed by John E. Brennan and Ruth Roland. In spite of this break in movement quite a little humor is worked up over the difficulties gotten into by the flirtatious husband. - The Moving Picture World, December 13, 1913


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