Dippy Advertises for a Pup (1911)

His name is J. Lancaster Dippington, but his friends call him "Dippy" for short. The surname fits him like the proverbial glove, for, besides his apparent stature shortage, his desire to ... See full summary »

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His name is J. Lancaster Dippington, but his friends call him "Dippy" for short. The surname fits him like the proverbial glove, for, besides his apparent stature shortage, his desire to make his little chee-ild happy has made him "dippy" on the dog question. Notwithstanding his better half's opposition, "Dippy" advertises for a pup, and numerous dog salesmen, together with a motley crowd of mutts, mongrels, curs, cross-breeds and miscellaneous bowwows, storm his home. A belated dog fancier meets with success, and "Dippy's" little chee-ild is made happy with a pup to fondle and caress. "'Dippy" is also made happy, and, as the Mrs. refuses to share his happiness, he insists on sharing it with his neighbors. While engaged in reading the dog's pedigree to a friend, the chee-ild and the pup disappear back of the house. The dog-catchers' wagon is spied in the distance, and "Dippy" promptly gives chase. This is "some" chase. The chaser is finally routed with a net and driven to the police ... Written by Moving Picture World synopsis

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Released as a split reel along with the comedy Mutt and Jeff Discover a Wonderful Remedy (1911). See more »

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USA

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Release Date:

28 October 1911 (USA) See more »

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Nestor Film Company See more »
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Silent

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1.33 : 1
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