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Good sentiment
29 September 2019
A pretty story of the friendship between an invalid girl and an aged violinist, with Helen Leslie and Frank Lloyd in the leading parts. The girl's father drives the old musician away, but when the girl is lying at death's door he returns and, by his playing, brings back her interest in life. This has a touch of good sentiment in it. - The Moving Picture World, March 13, 1915
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Amusing knockabout
29 September 2019
This features the famous Hippodrome clown in some amusing knockabout work. He starts out with a ladder and bucket and stumbles into a great deal of trouble en route. The antics and chase are funny. - The Moving Picture World, March 13, 1915
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A bright little comedy
29 September 2019
The girl's father insists on her marrying a title, but she does not like the count. Later she sees to it that her poor lover inherits a fortune and marries him. A bright little comedy number, the plot of which is not intended to be taken at all seriously. - The Moving Picture World, March 13, 1915
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Neat revenge
29 September 2019
A good number with Joseph Harris, Irving Cummings and Virginia Kirtley in the cast. It is the story of a young celloist who takes a neat revenge upon his father, who had abandoned his mother years before. The social atmosphere of the piece is unusually good and the photography excellent. - The Moving Picture World, March 13, 1915
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Not much novelty
29 September 2019
Eddie Lyons and Lee Moran appear as an engaged man and a married man respectively. They get their overcoats mixed up and the sweetheart and wife become greatly agitated over the error. The action is good and the cast pleasing, but the plot has not much novelty, as the overcoat exchange has been used frequently. - The Moving Picture World, March 13, 1915
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A good many laughs
29 September 2019
This burlesque of a country school is not the most elevating type of humor, but it brings a good many laughs. Max Asher is school master. The widow dresser, her grown daughter as a little girl, being jealous of her. But the lover puts on knee pants and goes to school also. The photography is good and the action funny. - The Moving Picture World, March 13, 1915
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Quite funny
29 September 2019
An eccentric number featuring a rube character who rips his pants at a dance and runs about in his B.V.D.'s while they are being mended. Some of the situations, are quite funny but it is a rather coarse type of humor. - The Moving Picture World, March 13, 1915
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Some rough humor
29 September 2019
An eccentric comedy number, with Max Asher, Gale Henry and Wm. Franey in the cast. The action centers about the visit of a show troupe to a mountain town. The situations contain some rough humor, but proves quite entertaining as a whole. - The Moving Picture World, March 13, 1915
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Only fairly convincing
29 September 2019
Rosemary Theby appears as an engaged girl on a trip to the woods with her lover. She meets a backwoodsman, portrayed by Harry C. Myers. She calls him a "Hick," but he turns out to be a rich young man on a vacation. This is only fairly convincing in places, but has some touches of interest. - The Moving Picture World, March 13, 1915
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Fairly amusing
29 September 2019
A comedy number in which the young married man pretends his wife is married to his best friend in order to fool father. Another girl arrives, whom the father has selected for him to wed. The complications prove fairly amusing, though they follow familiar lines. - The Moving Picture World, March 13, 1915
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Not very successful
29 September 2019
The general uncleanliness of the settings interfere with the humor of the first part of this eccentric comedy. The fighting scenes are better, but as a whole it is not very successful. - The Moving Picture World, March 13, 1915
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Six or Nine (1915)
A clever mystery
29 September 2019
A clever mystery picture, with Ben Wilson, Dorothy Phillips and Reggie Morris in the leading roles. The hero is accused of shooting the girl's father, but the police commissioner proves that a mouse had gnawed an electric wire so that it discharged the weapon. This is handled in such a way as to make an improbable circumstances seem plausible and makes an entertaining offering. - The Moving Picture World, March 13, 1915
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A dramatic little story
29 September 2019
The daughter of the candidate for mayor meets the sister of Jerry, a young crook. Later Jerry enters her house to steal some papers incriminating her father as a bribe taker. Jerry keeps the facts from her, but the father confesses that he is the real lawbreaker and refuses to run for office. This makes quite a dramatic little story and is handled with a fair degree of strength. - The Moving Picture World, March 13, 1915
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This is old in plot
29 September 2019
The story of two newlyweds and two soon-to-be-weds. The young men get their overcoats mixed up. A correspondence school detective unravels the difficulties. This is old in plot but the action is good and the situations are quite amusing. - The Moving Picture World, March 13, 1915
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The Chameleon (1913)
Intensely interesting
29 September 2019
An intensely interesting study at close range of this peculiar little animal, showing the manner in which it gathers food with its abnormally long tongue, its adaptability to domestic life, etc. - The Moving Picture World, March 13, 1915
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Interesting features
29 September 2019
Governor Whitman dedicating a hospital in New York State, boy scouts wearing medals presented by President Wilson, winter sports in Canada, the Crown Prince leading a charge of the Death's Head Hussars, and other interesting features appear in this number. - The Moving Picture World, March 13, 1915
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Decidedly interesting
29 September 2019
An animated cartoon by J.M. Bray, illustrating what might happen in the arena of battle should the U.S. find it necessary to take a hand is decidedly interesting and apropos at the present moment. An enthusiastic demonstration at the passage of the Suffrage bill by the Legislature in Massachusetts is another interesting item of this issue. - The Moving Picture World, March 13, 1915
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The cast is competent
29 September 2019
Edward T. Lowe, Jr., is credited with the scenario for this three-part drama featuring Francis X. Bushman. Admirers of Mr. Bushman will find it a highly satisfactory picture presenting their hero in a favorable light. As a photoplay, apart from the personality of the leading player, the chief detect is a shortage of genuinely dramatic incidents with which to fill three reels. In regard to settings and details of production the film is excellent and the cast is competent, with Edna Mayo ane Bryant Washburn in conspicuous roles. - The Moving Picture World, March 13, 1915
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Of particular value to young people
29 September 2019
Under the direction of Langdon West, who used a scenario by James Oppenheim, a conscientious effort has been made to depict the principal happenings in the life of Lincoln, played by Frank McGlynn. Grant, Lee, Stanton, Judge Davis and other important figures of the time are presented by actors for the most part successfully in suggesting historical personages in appearance and manner. Naturally, the picture is episodic in construction and interesting chiefly as a visualization of events about which every schoolboy has read. T'hose two reels will be of particular value to young people. - The Moving Picture World, March 13, 1915
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It is conventional
29 September 2019
It takes a long while to lead up to the situation that gives this two-reel drama its name, and when the situation does arrive, it is not particularly exciting. A torpedo boat is sunk and the designer of the craft has Himself shot through the torpedo tube that he may swim to a near-by yacht for assistance. The same idea was developed with greater detail in a melodrama of some months ago. Of the story there is little to be said, save that it is conventional and well enough acted by Charles Fowler, Melvin Mayo, Velma Whitman. W.E. Parsons and George Routh. - The Moving Picture World, March 13, 1915
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Good sensational action
29 September 2019
A two-reel production that is a good one, forming an episode of The Girl Detective series. It is a melodrama, well produced. Ruth Roland plays the feminine lead as the young woman whose love for detective work leads her into hard and fast places. The theft of the old diamond broker's diamonds makes an excellent opportunity to get in some good sensational action. The scenes in the saloon where Ruth foils the crook, gets him arrested and secures the diamonds, are exceptionally interesting. - The Moving Picture World, March 13, 1915
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A morbid, rather spooky picture
29 September 2019
Helen Gardner puts considerable emotional force into her playing of the dumb, half-witted heroine in this two-part drama produced by Charles L. Gaskill. The total impression created is that of a morbid, rather spooky picture. In a western village two men are rivals for the hand of the dumb girl when they learn that she has inherited a fortune. Most of the last reels shows the girl's struggle with a conscience that prompts her to confess the murder of one of the suitors, for which the other man is to be hung. There is a laudable attempt to express feeling and character. - The Moving Picture World, March 13, 1915
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In Wrong (I) (1915)
Does not hold up
29 September 2019
The juggling butler gets a laugh at the beginning of this reel and more was expected from him. The story, however, drifts off into a conventional burglary and does not hold up in interest very strongly. - The Moving Picture World, March 13, 1915
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Acceptable comedy
29 September 2019
This is a comedy in which the principal characters are supposedly colored folks. Rufus is one of those people with whom most things go wrong. His principles are not proof against the temptations of a chicken yard; neither does true love run smooth. A very acceptable comedy for most audiences. - The Moving Picture World, March 13, 1915
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Becomes very interesting
29 September 2019
The story of a young convict whose footsteps are dogged by a detective. The latter succeeds in having him railroaded back to the penitentiary, but the governor's daughter aids in bringing about proof of his innocence. Wm. Henneberry, Billie West and Walter Long are in the cast. The story has a conventional opening, but becomes very interesting. The escape was a good feature and the later plot complications are worked out skillfully. The construction is good throughout. - The Moving Picture World, March 13, 1915
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