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The actress listed as Mrs. Wiggin may have been Mrs. Margaret A. ... More Less

The actress listed as Mrs. Wiggin may have been Mrs. Margaret A. Wiggin. More Less

SOURCE CITATIONS
SOURCE
DATE
PAGE
ETR
16 Jun 17
p. 122.
Motog
16 Jun 17
p. 1288.
MPN
16 Jun 17
p. 3794.
MPW
23 Jun 17
p. 1951.
NYDM
9 Jun 17
p. 28.
Wid's
7 Jun 17
p. 362.
DETAILS
Release Date:
4 June 1917
Copyright Claimant:
Selig Polyscope Co.
Copyright Date:
28 May 1917
Copyright Number:
LP10864
Physical Properties:
Silent
Black and White
Length(in reels):
5
Country:
United States
Passed by NBR:
No
SYNOPSIS

Irwin Molyneux, a collector of china, is regarded by his friends and neighbors as a model citizen until the night his cook resigns and his wife elects to do the cooking herself to entertain their guest, the Bishop of Bedford. Attempting to hide the fact that his wife is actually doing her own cooking, Molyneux alibis that she is away visiting. This arouses the bishop's suspicions, and soon after, Molyneux finds himself accused of murdering his wife and cook and sought after by Scotland Yard. He finally unravels the mystery when, under an assumed name, he is hired by a London newspaper to find himself. Molyneux then produces his wife, alive and well and discovers that his cook is actually the sweetheart of Lord Francis Phillamore, and hence the concern over her ... +


Irwin Molyneux, a collector of china, is regarded by his friends and neighbors as a model citizen until the night his cook resigns and his wife elects to do the cooking herself to entertain their guest, the Bishop of Bedford. Attempting to hide the fact that his wife is actually doing her own cooking, Molyneux alibis that she is away visiting. This arouses the bishop's suspicions, and soon after, Molyneux finds himself accused of murdering his wife and cook and sought after by Scotland Yard. He finally unravels the mystery when, under an assumed name, he is hired by a London newspaper to find himself. Molyneux then produces his wife, alive and well and discovers that his cook is actually the sweetheart of Lord Francis Phillamore, and hence the concern over her disappearance. +

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Offscreen Credit
Name Occurs Before Title
AFI Life Achievement Award

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