His Sick Friend (1910)

When she discovers that her husband is playing poker instead of "visiting a sick friend," his wife makes it appear she has a "visiting lover" of her own.


Harry Solter


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Cast overview:
Florence Lawrence ... The Wife
King Baggot ... The Husband


A young husband gets a note from some of his friends saying that a little game of poker is on, and his presence will add joy to the occasion. He springs the story of the poor sick friend on his wife, and gets away in good order, telephoning down that a seat at the séance be reserved for him. It is, but he forgot the note on the table when he used the 'phone, and his little wife discovers the missive. So! Now, what? She'll fix him. The first stage of the fixing process consists in telling her best friend all about it, and the friend advises her. She loans her a man's hat and coat, which the wife places on a chair by her dining-room table, and then proceeds to make the table look as if she and a good friend had been having a fine old time in the house while hubby is gone. She strews wine bottles around, upset, lights a few cigarettes to make butts, and fumbles things around in great shape. Her husband has been playing pretty long, and decides to go home, taking with him one of his ... Written by Moving Picture World synopsis

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Short | Comedy







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21 March 1910 (USA) See more »

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1.33 : 1
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