Bill Spoils a Vacation (1914)

Bill's boss decides to give Ethel a vacation. To show his appreciation for her faithful attention to business he stakes her to forty "megs." Ethel immediately starts off with the forty to ... See full summary »

Director:

Edward Dillon (as Eddie Dillon)

Writer:

Paul West

Photos

Add Image Add an image

Do you have any images for this title?

Edit

Cast

Cast overview:
Tammany Young ... Bill
Fay Tincher ... Ethel
Tod Browning ... James Hadley - the Boss
Joseph Belmont Joseph Belmont ... Millionaire (as Baldy Belmont)
Howard Gage Howard Gage
Max Davidson
Maxfield Stanley Maxfield Stanley
Edit

Storyline

Bill's boss decides to give Ethel a vacation. To show his appreciation for her faithful attention to business he stakes her to forty "megs." Ethel immediately starts off with the forty to show Newport what life really is. She is not long winning a millionaire widower, who quickly proposes; she accepts and goes forth to wire the boss, Hadley, that she is tired of his dictation and henceforth will have no more of it. Hadley becomes frantic on receiving the message and hustles Bill off to locate Ethel and bring her back. Bill locates her just as she is about to dine and he, feeling the pangs of hunger creeping over him. decides to butt in on the big feed. Alas, Bill "spills the beans" as usual; the millionaire decides that Ethel is not the one to choose for a life partner. He excuses himself for a few moments and decides not to return. The waiter must have his check, and Bill, being broke, the big haul comes on Ethel, who has to separate herself from thirty-eight of the big forty. After ... Written by Moving Picture World synopsis

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Plot Keywords:

character name in title | See All (1) »

Genres:

Comedy | Short

Edit

Details

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

11 October 1914 (USA) See more »

Company Credits

Production Co:

Komic Pictures Company See more »
Show more on IMDbPro »

Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Silent

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
See full technical specs »
Edit

Did You Know?

Trivia

The eighth film in the "Bill the office boy" series. See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

Contribute to This Page

Free Movies and TV Shows You Can Watch Now

On IMDb TV, you can catch Hollywood hits and popular TV series at no cost. Select any poster below to play the movie, totally free!

Browse free movies and TV series

Stream Trending TV Series With Prime Video

Explore popular and recently added TV series available to stream now with Prime Video.

Start your free trial



Recently Viewed