Grand Opera in Rubeville (1914)

Affairs are in a terrible state in Rubeville. The ladies of the choir are in a state bordering on violent hysteria on account of Will Green, the choir leader's marked favoritism for Eldora ... See full summary »

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Ashley Miller

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Cast

Cast overview:
Herbert Prior ... Will Green
Richard Tucker ... Alphonse
Bliss Milford ... Eldora Perkins
Mathilde Baring Mathilde Baring ... Aunt Martha
May Abbey ... Sapphira
Charles Sutton Charles Sutton ... Sapphira's Father
Edward Boulden ... Editor of the Clarion
Edward Clark ... Printer Hodd
William West ... Constable
Frank Lyons Frank Lyons ... Cy Jones
Saul Harrison Saul Harrison ... Will Jewell
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Affairs are in a terrible state in Rubeville. The ladies of the choir are in a state bordering on violent hysteria on account of Will Green, the choir leader's marked favoritism for Eldora Perkins. When the Rubeville Sentinel publishes a glowing tribute to the young soloist, Eldora immediately proceeds to spread the news by mailing copies of the paper to her relatives and friends. A copy reaches her Aunt Martha's boarding house in Boston. Alphonse, one of Aunt Martha's boarders, reads it, sees possibilities of exercising his somewhat doubtful talents as a teacher of music jumps his board bill and sets out for Rubeville. His arrival in the little town causes great excitement among the "talent," and it looks as if Green would lose his artistic hold upon the community. In order to offset the popularity of the new arrival, Green opens a Singing School, hoping to win back Eldora, who has become interested in Alphonse. A climax is reached when Alphonse announces his intention of giving the ... Written by Moving Picture World synopsis

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

25 September 1914 (USA) See more »

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Edison Company See more »
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Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Silent

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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