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This film opened in New York at the Vitagraph Theater on 6 Dec 1914. On the same bill as the film was a one-act play, What the Man Saw , which was enacted by members of the Vitagraph stock company, and was written by Vitagraph actor and director, S. Rankin ... More Less

This film opened in New York at the Vitagraph Theater on 6 Dec 1914. On the same bill as the film was a one-act play, What the Man Saw , which was enacted by members of the Vitagraph stock company, and was written by Vitagraph actor and director, S. Rankin Drew. More Less

SOURCE CITATIONS
SOURCE
DATE
PAGE
Motog
23 Jan 15
p. 151.
MPN
19 Dec 14
p. 46.
MPW
19 Dec 14
p. 1689.
NYDM
13 Nov 15
p. 1318.
VLP
15 Jan
p. 38.
DETAILS
Release Date:
February 1915
Copyright Claimant:
Vitagraph Co. of America
Copyright Date:
14 December 1914
Copyright Number:
LP3957
Physical Properties:
Silent
Black and White
Length(in reels):
4
Country:
United States
Passed by NBR:
No
SYNOPSIS

Traveling salesman C. O. Darlington, millionaire C. O. Drudge, and college professor C. O. Dusenberry, take a "bachelor's" holiday, after having told their wives that they had to leave on business. After their train collides with another, the husbands, clad only in pajamas, are mistaken for escaped convicts by Farmer Jones, who puts them to work at gunpoint, while he notifies the police to collect a reward. When Jones learns their real identities, he and his three pretty daughters entertain them. Meanwhile, the three wives discover the ruse and travel to a country hotel, where they meet three lads who take them to dinner at the Jones's farm. The husbands hide, but after the meal, the wives's car breaks down in the rain, and Mrs. Jones lets them sleep in her daughters' rooms, which Jones had earlier rented to the husbands. The men, dressed in feminine robes and nightcaps, escape to the barn. Next morning, explanations are concocted before the couples return to the ... +


Traveling salesman C. O. Darlington, millionaire C. O. Drudge, and college professor C. O. Dusenberry, take a "bachelor's" holiday, after having told their wives that they had to leave on business. After their train collides with another, the husbands, clad only in pajamas, are mistaken for escaped convicts by Farmer Jones, who puts them to work at gunpoint, while he notifies the police to collect a reward. When Jones learns their real identities, he and his three pretty daughters entertain them. Meanwhile, the three wives discover the ruse and travel to a country hotel, where they meet three lads who take them to dinner at the Jones's farm. The husbands hide, but after the meal, the wives's car breaks down in the rain, and Mrs. Jones lets them sleep in her daughters' rooms, which Jones had earlier rented to the husbands. The men, dressed in feminine robes and nightcaps, escape to the barn. Next morning, explanations are concocted before the couples return to the city. +

Legend
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Partially Viewed
Offscreen Credit
Name Occurs Before Title
AFI Life Achievement Award

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