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Their One Day's Work (1912)

A little girl, of winning personality, lives with her grandfather, who is quite unfortunate, in that the sheriff has taken his only horse for debt, and there yet remains a field to be ... See full summary »

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... The Grandchild
Charles Manley ... The Grandfather
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A little girl, of winning personality, lives with her grandfather, who is quite unfortunate, in that the sheriff has taken his only horse for debt, and there yet remains a field to be plowed for sowing. The old man is in despair and his grief is pitiful. The granddaughter sympathizes with him and casts about for relief. A trio of big, burly tramps visit the neighborhood and are loafing in the shade. The girl finds them and they notice her dejection. Sobbingly she tells them and the tramps become interested. They confer and devise ways and means to assist the old farmer. Going to the field they view the half-plowed plot, observe the plow and debate the question. One of them has an idea and they act upon it. Hitching themselves to the plow they turn the sward, working diligently and perspiring profusely. Tired and leg-weary, they do not falter until the last furrow is turned over and then they drop from exhaustion, satisfied with the thanks of the little girl. They are brought to the ... Written by Moving Picture World synopsis

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26 June 1912 (USA)  »

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1.33 : 1
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Released as a split reel along with the comedy _The Helping Hand (1912/I)_. See more »

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