Lost -- a Pair of Shoes (1914)

Mrs. Martin was keeping a secret from her husband. Without his knowledge, she had saved fifty dollars from the household money, with which she intended to buy him a present. For ... See full summary »

Director:

Preston Kendall

Writer:

Harry Beaumont
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Cast

Credited cast:
Edward O'Connor ... Mr. Martin
Jessie Stevens Jessie Stevens ... Mrs. Martin
Harry Bates Harry Bates ... (as Harry G. Bates)
Maude Murray Maude Murray
William Bechtel ... The Pawnbroker
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Mary Fuller ... (unconfirmed)
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Mrs. Martin was keeping a secret from her husband. Without his knowledge, she had saved fifty dollars from the household money, with which she intended to buy him a present. For safe-keeping, she had hidden the money in one of her shoes. As Mr. Martin sat reading in their apartment one evening, there rose suddenly on the evening air a weirdly beautiful song, the wild evening chorus of the cats in the neighborhood. Disturbed from his literary researches, Mr. Martin arose, opened the window and flung the first convenient articles which lay at hand at the offending felines. The articles in question happened to be his wife's shoes. Unfortunately, a certain Mr. Thompson happened to be talking to his washerwoman in the alley, on which Mr. Martin's window looked. Mrs. Martin's shoes struck, not the cats, but Mr. Thompson. Boiling with wrath, Mr. Thompson gave the shoe to the washerwoman and departed. The next morning Mrs. Martin missed her shoes. Mr. Martin, with a guilty start, crept down ... Written by Moving Picture World synopsis

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Short | Comedy

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

27 May 1914 (USA) See more »

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Edison Company See more »
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Sound Mix:

Silent

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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It is very fair as an amuser
23 September 2018 | by deickemeyerSee all my reviews

A farce comedy by Harry Beaumont, with some good characters and a knowledge of Irish human nature in it. It is very fair as an amuser and should go well. Preston Kendall produced it. Clearly photographed. - The Moving Picture World, June 13, 1914


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