Two Little Imps (1917)

Comedy | 8 July 1917

Director:

Kenean Buel

Writer:

Mary Murillo

Production Company:

Fox Film Corp.
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SOURCE CITATIONS
SOURCE
DATE
PAGE
ETR
21 Jul 17
p. 544.
MPW
14 Jul 17
p. 294.
MPW
28 Jul 17
p. 654.
Variety
7 Apr 17
p. 111, 158
DETAILS
Release Date:
8 July 1917
Copyright Claimant:
William Fox
Copyright Date:
8 July 1917
Copyright Number:
LP11060
Physical Properties:
Silent
Black and White
Length(in reels):
5
Country:
United States
Passed by NBR:
No
SYNOPSIS

Little Jane and Katherine are left in the care of their Uncle Billy, a bachelor, when their mother is called away from the summer resort in which they are vacationing. Trouble begins when Uncle Billy falls in love with Betty Murray, and the girls begin to exhibit their mischievous natures. Betty is staying in the hotel with her father William, and a crisis occurs when her dissolute brother Bob is ordered by the burglar Monk to rob his father's suite. Bob refuses and is knocked unconscious by Monk and his pal, who then take refuge in Uncle Billy's room. Jane, having hidden herself in a bureau drawer, captures the thieves by hitting Monk over the head with a flatiron. With mother's return to take charge of her daughters, all ends happily as Uncle Billy marries Betty and the Murray family is ... +


Little Jane and Katherine are left in the care of their Uncle Billy, a bachelor, when their mother is called away from the summer resort in which they are vacationing. Trouble begins when Uncle Billy falls in love with Betty Murray, and the girls begin to exhibit their mischievous natures. Betty is staying in the hotel with her father William, and a crisis occurs when her dissolute brother Bob is ordered by the burglar Monk to rob his father's suite. Bob refuses and is knocked unconscious by Monk and his pal, who then take refuge in Uncle Billy's room. Jane, having hidden herself in a bureau drawer, captures the thieves by hitting Monk over the head with a flatiron. With mother's return to take charge of her daughters, all ends happily as Uncle Billy marries Betty and the Murray family is reunited. +

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