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The Wily Chaperon (1915)

Short | Short, Comedy, Drama

Dick Willis proposes to Myrtle Stern and is promptly put out of the house by her irate father, who advertises for a chaperon to guard his beautiful and willful daughter from designing beaux. Mrs, Brown Smith, a dashing widow, who, at the ...See moreDick Willis proposes to Myrtle Stern and is promptly put out of the house by her irate father, who advertises for a chaperon to guard his beautiful and willful daughter from designing beaux. Mrs, Brown Smith, a dashing widow, who, at the end of the season finds herself financially embarrassed, immediately applies. Her winning ways captivate Father Stern, who engages her at once. Myrtle resents the intrusion of a chaperon, but soon finds out that the widow has too many plans for her own to interfere with her love affairs. With Mrs. Brown Smith's help Dick and Myrtle elope. Father Stern finds the chaperon bound and gagged. As he is trying to console her for the outrageous treatment she has received the newlyweds return at a critical moment. Father explains that he just has asked the lady to be his wife. And this time it is the young couple who give him their blessing. Written by Moving Picture World synopsis See less
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Tom Ricketts (as Thomas Ricketts)
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Updated Feb 12, 1915

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Feb 12, 1915 (United States)

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Charlotte Burton
Mrs. Brown Smith Mrs. Brown Smith   See fewer
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Harry von Meter
Julius Stern (as Harry Van Meter) Julius Stern (as Harry Van Meter)   See fewer
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Vivian Rich
Myrtle Stern Myrtle Stern   See fewer
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David Lythgoe
Dick Willis Dick Willis   See fewer
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Louise Lester
Mrs. Jennings Mrs. Jennings   See fewer
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Perry Banks
The Country Curate The Country Curate   See fewer
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William Tedmarsh
The Butler The Butler   See fewer
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