An Absent-Minded Mother (1914)

Mr. Grayson's claim to greatness lay in his invention of a magic hair restorer. Mrs. Grayson was remarkable for nothing so much as for the curious manner in which her brain worked. She was ... See full summary »

Director:

Charles H. France

Writer:

Charles H. France (story)
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Cast

Cast overview:
May Abbey ... Mrs. Grayson
William Bechtel ... Mr. Grayson
Bliss Milford Bliss Milford ... The Maid
Harry Beaumont
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Mr. Grayson's claim to greatness lay in his invention of a magic hair restorer. Mrs. Grayson was remarkable for nothing so much as for the curious manner in which her brain worked. She was never able to set her mind on whatever she happened to be doing. One morning, she took her small son, who was the pride and hope of the family, off on a shopping tour. After making a few purchases in a drug store, Mrs. Grayson opened her pocketbook and took out a roll of bills. Then she looked in the pocketbook again. Her money was gone. The excitement which intervened between the time that she made this horrifying discovery and the time that the drug clerk pointed out to her that she was still holding the money in her right hand, was so intense that Mrs. Grayson swept out of the store with never a thought about the baby. By the time she reached home, she had completely forgotten that she had taken the baby with her. Hence when she looked for the infant upon her return and found no trace of it about... Written by Moving Picture World synopsis

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

28 February 1914 (USA) See more »

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Production Co:

Edison Company See more »
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Sound Mix:

Silent

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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A very farcical offering
9 June 2018 | by deickemeyerSee all my reviews

Absent mindedness, a lost baby and a wonderful hair tonic that makes the kid who accidentally comes in contact with it look like a full-fledged sport with full grown beard, are the elements that make fun in this very farcical offering, written and produced by Charles H. France. There was laughter in the house when it was on and it can be depended on to amuse all kinds of audiences. - The Moving Picture World, March 21, 1914


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