Farm and Flat (1912)

The young city chap had a month's vacation, nowhere to go and very little to spend when he got there. So he talked it over with his wife, and they evolved a great idea. "We want to go to ... See full summary »

Director:

Lucius Henderson

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Riley Chamberlin ... The Farmer
Mignon Anderson
Harry Blakemore Harry Blakemore
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The young city chap had a month's vacation, nowhere to go and very little to spend when he got there. So he talked it over with his wife, and they evolved a great idea. "We want to go to the country," the husband said, "now the country is full of rubes who want to come to the city. It should be an easy matter to find one who will let us occupy his farm for a month, if he will let him use this flat and our installment house furniture." They advertised, and it paid. Out at Dreamland Neck, which is inconveniently located in Connecticut, lived a farmer who had long yearned to see the great city. He had heard, however, that at the Waldorf, the best tavern, they often charged $1 a day for rooms without meals, and that the cost of living appalled him. Finding a chance to see the wonders of the metropolis for nothing, he jumped at it, and the swap of homes was made with great joy on both sides. The trouble was that neither couple was suited for the new environments. The country people were so... Written by Moving Picture World synopsis

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Genres:

Comedy | Short

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

23 June 1912 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

The Farm and the Flat See more »

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Sound Mix:

Silent

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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