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Percy Learns to Waltz (1912)

Percy and Edith are sweethearts and he escorts her to a ball under the pretense of being a finished dancer. They arrive at the function and to inspiring music they commence to waltz. But to... See full summary »

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Percy and Edith are sweethearts and he escorts her to a ball under the pretense of being a finished dancer. They arrive at the function and to inspiring music they commence to waltz. But to Edith's dismay, she finds that she has been deceived, as Percy only succeeds in falling all over himself as well as the furniture, and lastly, to her mortification, he causes her to fall also. Edith then becomes indignant, and leaves the room, accompanied by another admirer. Percy is seized by the green-eyed monster and rushes home alone. Percy then decides he will learn to waltz, and makes life miserable for the boarders in the house, by making them dance with him. Finally the cook in the kitchen comes in for her share of the attention, and much against her will Percy tries a turn with her, in the end falling over the stove in his evolutions. After great perseverance Percy acquires the art to perfection and attends another dance. Edith is there also and he refuses to dance with her, devoting his ... Written by Moving Picture World synopsis

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16 March 1912 (USA)  »

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1.33 : 1
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Released as a split reel along with the documentary Daring Feats on a Cavalry Horse (1912). See more »

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