The Kleptomaniac (1905)

February 1905

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SOURCE CITATIONS
SOURCE
DATE
PAGE
ECJ6
pp. 55-56.
EMP
pp. 176-177.
KOCC
5 Nov
p. 223.
LCMP
p. 32
p. 32, column 1.
LCPP
p. 198.
MPW
11 Jan 08
p. 25ta.
NYC
18 Feb 05
p. 1220.
NYC
11 Jan 08
p. 1288ta.
Treasures from the Film Archives
p. 248.
CAST
PRODUCTION CREDITS
NAME
PARENT COMPANY
PRODUCTION COMPANY
DISTRIBUTION COMPANIES
NAME
CREDITED AS
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DIRECTOR
PHOTOGRAPHY
DETAILS
Release Date:
February 1905
Copyright Claimant:
Thomas A. Edison
Copyright Date:
4 February 1905
Copyright Number:
H56408-H56418
Physical Properties:
Silent
Black and White
Length(in feet):
670
Country:
United States
Language:
English
Passed by NBR:
No
SYNOPSIS

Kleine summary: A well-dressed young lady sets out from her father's mansion to do some shopping. Her coupe sets her down in front of one of New York's best known department stores, which she enters. In front of one of the counters we see her stealing articles and hiding them in her muff. She is caught and arrested. A poor woman is next shown stealing food for her children. She is detected, arrested, and both she and the society girl are brought before the same judge. The one is convicted of stealing and sent to jail, the other is called a "Kleptomaniac" and placed in the hands of her friends for their tender ... +


Kleine summary: A well-dressed young lady sets out from her father's mansion to do some shopping. Her coupe sets her down in front of one of New York's best known department stores, which she enters. In front of one of the counters we see her stealing articles and hiding them in her muff. She is caught and arrested. A poor woman is next shown stealing food for her children. She is detected, arrested, and both she and the society girl are brought before the same judge. The one is convicted of stealing and sent to jail, the other is called a "Kleptomaniac" and placed in the hands of her friends for their tender ministrations. +

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