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The Miser's Reversion (1914)

The miser has a daughter, who is in love with an intelligent young man making his own living, and who wishes to marry the miser's daughter. The miser wants his daughter to marry some very ... See full summary »

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... John Grisley - the Miser (as Sidney Bracy)
Adele Ray ... May - the Miser's Daughter (as Miss Beautiful)
... Jack - May's Sweetheart
Arthur Bauer ... The Scientist
John Lehnberg ... The Hindoo
Eugene Redding ... The Organ Grinder
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The miser has a daughter, who is in love with an intelligent young man making his own living, and who wishes to marry the miser's daughter. The miser wants his daughter to marry some very rich man, and will not have Jack, the young man who visits his daughter. The miser is deeply interested in Darwin's theory. He is seventy-five years of age. One day Majarah and two attendants in Indian costume enter from the street. The great Lahaif Majarah of India has come to demonstrate the efficiency of his elixir of eternal youth. The miser looks at him in awe and indicates the book of Darwin's theory. The miser finds out that the East Indian has a great deal of money and valuable skins, and offers his daughter to him for part of this. The East Indian is greatly pleased. The East Indians give a meeting in the Convention Hall, demonstrating the great Elixir of Eternal Youth. The miser is brought to a chair which is connected with a pulse-meter by means of various tubes and wires. The applicants ... Written by Moving Picture World synopsis

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24 March 1914 (USA)  »

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