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Ethel, the daughter of Kate, a boarding house mistress, is loved by Snooky, a social pirate, and one of her mother's boarders. Babe, another roomer at Kate's house, and head salesman at the... See full summary »

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Oliver Hardy (as Babe Hardy)

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Cast

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Kate Price ... Kate
Oliver Hardy ... Babe (as Babe Hardy)
Ethel Marie Burton ... Ethel (as Ethel Burton)
Joe Cohen Joe Cohen ... Cohen
Florence McLaughlin Florence McLaughlin ... (as Florence McLoughlin)
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Ethel, the daughter of Kate, a boarding house mistress, is loved by Snooky, a social pirate, and one of her mother's boarders. Babe, another roomer at Kate's house, and head salesman at the ribbon counter at Cohen's department store, is also in love with Ethel. On account of Babe's effeminate manners and small salary, Ethel refuses to have anything to do with him. Filled with a craze for diamonds, Ethel secretly covets the beautiful pendant worn by Mrs. Carver, a wealthy roomer living at Kate's domicile. Snooky also covets the pendant, but with an entirely different motive. Watching his chance, Snooky is about to steal the pendant when he is interrupted by Babe, who also has designs on the jewels. Before Babe can escape he is discovered by Mrs. Carver and Babe seeks safety in flight followed by the irate husband of Mrs. Carver. The husband follows Babe, who, after a perilous journey across roof tops, rushes into the boarding house just as Snooky, with the pendant in his pocket, is ... Written by Moving Picture World synopsis

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Genres:

Comedy | Short

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Country:

USA

Release Date:

25 January 1917 (USA) See more »

Filming Locations:

Jacksonville, Florida, USA

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Vim Comedy Film Company See more »
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Silent
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