The Miser's Daughter (1910)

A young woman pulls a fast switch on the fiance handpicked by her father.


Harry Solter


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Florence Lawrence ... The Miser's Daughter
King Baggot


Scrumpy old dad wants his sweet little daughter to marry a rotund old bachelor just because said "bach" will deliver some coin to dad for the favor. The young miss is telling her sweetheart all about the wish of her miserly father, and Romeo is raising an awful row about it, when dad and he beats an ignominious retreat, while the daughter goes into the house. Pretty soon she has the pleasure (!) of meeting the old skate her father wants her to marry, and doesn't she just jolly the life out of him! And the antique fool thinks he's getting a lovely reception, too. But the girl decides that she might just as well have some fun out of it, and she fastens onto him the unlovely domestic, who pesters him with her attentions until he is frantic. This keeps up for a while, but papa needs the money and wants the marriage of his daughter to come off soon. So the daughter decides to get off a prize stunt. She fixes it up that her sweetheart should masquerade as a clergyman. And officiate at her ... Written by Moving Picture World synopsis

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Short | Comedy | Romance







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4 April 1910 (USA) See more »

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1.33 : 1
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