A Doctored Affair (1913)

Harry and Tillie are preparing to elope when her dad appears and boots his would-be son-in-law out of the house. Tillie is locked up in her room, and to regain her liberty feigns illness ... See full summary »

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Mack Sennett

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Mabel Normand ... Tillie
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Harry and Tillie are preparing to elope when her dad appears and boots his would-be son-in-law out of the house. Tillie is locked up in her room, and to regain her liberty feigns illness and apparently swoons. Dad is troubled and telephones for a doctor. Harry, who is hovering around the corner, sees the doctor coming and bribes him to help him in a scheme to see Tillie. Hairy secures a false beard and makes up as a doctor and enters the house, where he is permitted to call on the patient and arrange new plans for an elopement. His high spirits are his undoing, however, for suspicious father, looking out of the window, sees the fake doctor fooling with the false beard. He telephones the doctor and finds him in his office, and lays a trap for Harry, beating him to the doctor's office. When Harry enters he is set upon by dad, but makes his escape, running to the meeting place with Tillie. The couple rush to the home of a minister and the ceremony is nearly over when dad rushes in and ... Written by Moving Picture World synopsis

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Genres:

Comedy | Short

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

27 February 1913 (USA) See more »

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Keystone Film Company See more »
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Sound Mix:

Silent

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Released as a split reel along with the comedy A Red Hot Romance (1913). See more »

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