Billy, on his way to collect a water bill from the grocer, meets Holly, the grocer's daughter, and falls in love with her, unaware of her identity. At the store Billy threatens to turn off ... See full summary »

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Allen Curtis
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Cast

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Max Asher ... The Grocer
Bobby Vernon ... Billy (as Silvion de Jardins)
Lee Morris ... Dutch
Lorena Foster Lorena Foster ... Molly - the Grocer's Daughter
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Billy, on his way to collect a water bill from the grocer, meets Holly, the grocer's daughter, and falls in love with her, unaware of her identity. At the store Billy threatens to turn off the water and the grocer pays up his bill. When Molly appears Billy starts a flirtation. A crowd of Germans approach and the leader, eating a limburger sandwich, imagines that the kisses the girl is throwing are meant for him. Billy places flowers on Molly's window. Dutch sees this and places a sandwich besides the flowers, producing complications when the girl comes after the bouquet. Meanwhile, Billy, in his anxiety to get to Molly, conceals himself in an empty box and is carried into the store. Dutch also conceals himself in a barrel and lands in the store. After the store has closed, they come out and commence fighting. The police are called in by the grocer. Billy plays the hero and is offered anything by the thankful father. He points to a box, in which the girl has secreted herself. Taking ... Written by Moving Picture World synopsis

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Comedy | Short

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

8 November 1913 (USA) See more »

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Sound Mix:

Silent

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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The story is not very clear
31 December 2017 | by deickemeyerSee all my reviews

The German band members carry large quantities of limburger cheese about with them. The story is not very clear and the comedy in this is not of the best sort. However, it will have a certain appeal to some audiences, in spite of its lack of refinement. - The Moving Picture World, November 15, 1913


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