Setting the Style (1914)

When Mrs. Vandergilt gets her ticket for the horse show, she decides that she must have a startling gown to wear for the occasion. Disgusted with the efforts of the designers, Mrs. ... See full summary »

Director:

George D. Baker
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Cast

Cast overview:
John Bunny ... Mr. Finnegan
Josie Sadler Josie Sadler ... Mrs. Finnegan
Louise Beaudet ... Mrs. Vandergilt - a Gentlewoman
Cortland Van Deusen Cortland Van Deusen ... The Chauffeur (as Courtland Van Deusen)
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When Mrs. Vandergilt gets her ticket for the horse show, she decides that she must have a startling gown to wear for the occasion. Disgusted with the efforts of the designers, Mrs. Vandergilt thinks that she had better give up the idea of going to the ball and simply to disappear until the event is over. She calls her footman and gives him the tickets, telling him to take them to a friend of hers to use during her absence. The footman gets into a brawl, and in the mix-up, loses the tickets. When he returns to the house, he is afraid to tell his mistress of having lost the tickets, so decides to say nothing about it. It happens that the tickets are picked up by Finnegan, a street cleaner. Having no way to discover the owner of the tickets, Finnegan and his wife make up their minds to go to the horse show. The day of the horse show comes around and Finnegan and his wife put on their "Sunday Best" and are very much in evidence. They are looked at with curiosity by the society people, who... Written by Moving Picture World synopsis

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Short | Comedy

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

29 April 1914 (USA) See more »

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Sound Mix:

Silent

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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This is a good legitimate comedy
4 August 2018 | by deickemeyerSee all my reviews

This comedy photoplay exploits Mr. Bunny as a street cleaner and also a purveyor of fashions among the four hundred (unconsciously), on his part and that of his good wife (Josie Sadler). This is a good legitimate comedy. The direction has been manipulated artistically, as has the photography. This is a first-class number for any program. - The Moving Picture World, May 16, 1914


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