The Cold Storage Egg (1913)

Eva longs for a lover and discovers to her consternation that no likely suitors ever visit the egg packing establishment, where she is employed. Unable to curb her romantic spirit she one ... See full summary »

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Pat Hartigan
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Cast

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John E. Brennan ... Jones
Ruth Roland ... Eva
Marshall Neilan ... (unconfirmed)
Juanita Sponsler
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Eva longs for a lover and discovers to her consternation that no likely suitors ever visit the egg packing establishment, where she is employed. Unable to curb her romantic spirit she one day places a small photograph of herself on an egg, together with her name and address, and secretly packs it. Several years pass. Jones labors assiduously at the village store and comes to the conclusion that it is time he had a helpmate. While he is thus soliloquizing, he unpacks a crate of eggs which has recently been delivered from cold storage and is captivated by the smiling face of Eva. Jones arranges with his employer to take a vacation. Jones reaches the address and, behold, the ideal of his dreams welcomes him at the door and bids him enter. But visions of romance are rudely shattered when he sees two small children playing on the floor. The call is a short one. Jones says things on the way home and breaks the egg with fitting ceremony. He decides that in the bestowal of faith, eggs are to ... Written by Moving Picture World synopsis

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Short | Comedy

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

21 February 1913 (USA) See more »

Filming Locations:

Santa Monica, California, USA

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Kalem Company See more »
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Silent

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1.33 : 1
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Released as a split reel along with the documentary Odd Occupations in New York (1913). See more »

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When the egg came out of cold storage
31 July 2017 | by deickemeyerSee all my reviews

A short comedy, in which a girl working in an egg establishment puts her photograph around an eggshell. When the egg came out of cold storage five years later a man who went to look up the original of the photograph found her, married, with two children. - The Moving Picture World, March 8, 1913


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