Wanted... a Grandmother (1912)

Kitty Mallory, the young actress, finds herself in straightened circumstances. Looking for the immediate dollar, she sees an "ad" in the newspaper, for an elderly lady as companion to a ... See full summary »

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Cast

Cast overview:
Maurice Costello ... Mr. Hale
Florence Turner ... Kitty Mallory
Helene Costello ... Phillip - Hale's Invalid Son
Norma Talmadge
Dolores Costello
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Kitty Mallory, the young actress, finds herself in straightened circumstances. Looking for the immediate dollar, she sees an "ad" in the newspaper, for an elderly lady as companion to a little invalid boy. She answers it and receives a favorable reply. She makes herself up to fit the requirements and is selected for the position from a number of applicants. Assuming her duties, she finds them and her surroundings, very pleasant. The little boy's father, a widower, a very attractive, kindly person, wins her heart, and she finds herself becoming very much interested in her employer, as well as his child. The strain of keeping up the deception of her age and personality becomes very irksome, and she decides to leave. One night, after she has put her little charge to bed and she is about to retire herself, the little fellow is taken suddenly sick. Forgetting that she has removed her gray wig, she solicitously calls the boy's father to hasten for a doctor. Mr. Hale anxiously enters the ... Written by Moving Picture World synopsis

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Short | Drama

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

9 August 1912 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

En Bedstemoder paa 20 Aar See more »

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Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Silent

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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