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SOURCE
DATE
PAGE
ETR
28 Dec 18
p. 341.
MPN
28 Dec 18
p. 3959.
MPW
21 Dec 18
p. 1388.
MPW
4 May 18
p. 743, 749
Variety
20 Dec 18
p. 36.
Wid's
22 Dec 1918.
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DETAILS
Release Date:
29 December 1918
Copyright Claimant:
Pathé Exchange, inc.
Copyright Date:
4 December 1918
Copyright Number:
LU13098
Physical Properties:
Silent
Black and White
Length(in feet):
4,528
Length(in reels):
5
Country:
United States
Passed by NBR:
No
SYNOPSIS

Dolly McKenzie's mother fancies herself a gifted painter and goes to the city to live a Bohemian life style. Meanwhile, Dolly's father John, facing an imminent strike in the factory he runs, sends the child, together with her little friend, Ebenezer Eczema Abraham White, and his mother, to his brother Howard's farm. The children soon bring chaos to "Peaceful Acres" with their pranks, but on one of their escapades, they become lost in the woods. Even the striking employees join in the search party, but it is Dolly's mother, coincidentally in the country for a weekend party, who finally finds the frightened children. The negligent mother willingly returns to her family, and John, grateful to his men for their help, promises to settle the labor dispute the next ... +


Dolly McKenzie's mother fancies herself a gifted painter and goes to the city to live a Bohemian life style. Meanwhile, Dolly's father John, facing an imminent strike in the factory he runs, sends the child, together with her little friend, Ebenezer Eczema Abraham White, and his mother, to his brother Howard's farm. The children soon bring chaos to "Peaceful Acres" with their pranks, but on one of their escapades, they become lost in the woods. Even the striking employees join in the search party, but it is Dolly's mother, coincidentally in the country for a weekend party, who finally finds the frightened children. The negligent mother willingly returns to her family, and John, grateful to his men for their help, promises to settle the labor dispute the next morning. +

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