Tight Shoes (1914)

Cramer and Bennet are invited to a wedding. When the latter looks for his dress shoes, he finds that Cramer has appropriated them. Borrowing a pair several sizes too small, Bennet limps to ... See full summary »
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Cast overview:
John E. Brennan ... Bennet
Ruth Roland ... Alice - Bennet's Sweetheart
Bennett Molter Bennett Molter ... Cramer - Bennet's Roommate
August Chandler August Chandler ... Rawson - Bennet's Hated Rival
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Cramer and Bennet are invited to a wedding. When the latter looks for his dress shoes, he finds that Cramer has appropriated them. Borrowing a pair several sizes too small, Bennet limps to the scene of the festivities. To add to the misery caused by his aching feet, Bennet finds his sweetheart, Alice, flirting with his hated rival, Rawson. Later, at supper, Bennet is unable to stand the pain caused by his tight shoes and removes them under cover of the table. Rawson steals the shoes and hides them. When Bennet discovers his loss, he takes refuge in the dressing room. There, however, he is mistaken for a thief and placed under arrest by the detective guarding the wedding gifts. Cramer comes to the rescue. Bennet compels his roommate to give him back his foot-gear, Promising Cramer to find a pair of shoes for him, Bennet goes in search of Rawson. He compels his rival to come into the dressing room and play cards with Cramer for his, Rawson's, shoes. Cramer wins and appropriates the ... Written by Moving Picture World synopsis

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Short | Comedy

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

22 May 1914 (USA) See more »

Company Credits

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Kalem Company See more »
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Silent

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Released as a split reel along with the documentary Advanced Styles for Fall and Winter, 1914-15 (1914). See more »

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The business is not new enough
21 September 2018 | by deickemeyerSee all my reviews

Doesn't quite come up to the mark of Kalem farces by this company (Ruth Roland and John Brennan) but it made a little laughter. The trouble is that the business is not new enough to capture everybody and, in places, it is even trite. - The Moving Picture World, June 6, 1914


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