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Trying to Fool Uncle (1912)

Dick's Uncle has always been too indulgent, and so Dick has been wild. Uncle, however, grows tired of Dick's recklessness and, giving him a roll of money, tells him to go and make a man of ... See full summary »

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... Dick
... Dick's Wife
William J. Butler ... Dick's Uncle
Sylvia Ashton
Frank Opperman ... Dick's Employer
Grace Henderson ... Dick's Employer's Wife
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... Waitress (unconfirmed)
W.C. Robinson ... In Cafe
Kate Toncray ... A Servant
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Dick's Uncle has always been too indulgent, and so Dick has been wild. Uncle, however, grows tired of Dick's recklessness and, giving him a roll of money, tells him to go and make a man of himself. Dick, thrown on his own resources, goes to another city, gets a job, and marries a poor girl. He proves capable of taking care of himself, but desiring to impress uncle he plans too big a scheme and nearly loses out. Written by Moving Picture World synopsis

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4 July 1912 (USA)  »

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1.33 : 1
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Released as a split reel along with the comedy One Round O'Brien (1912). See more »

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