The Younger Sister (1913)

A tomboy posing as her sister is loved by a professor and his son.

Director:

Laurence Trimble

Writer:

Florence Turner (story)

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Cast

Cast overview:
Florence Turner ... Peggy Wright
Rex Davis Rex Davis ... John Wright
Arthur Ricketts Arthur Ricketts ... Professor Dinglefritz
Charles Fleming ... Algy Dinglefritz
Shirley Lea Shirley Lea ... Mr. Wright
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Storyline

Strong parental objection toward her sweetheart, Jack Evans, causes Peggy Wright to make life unbearable for her brother's friends, Professor Dinglefritz and his son, Algy, who are visiting the Wright homestead during their vacation from college. Mr. Wright is called away suddenly on business and instructs his son to keep Peggy from seeing Jack Evans. Peggy then proceeds to get even. Disguised as a little girl, she introduces herself to the professor and Algy as Peggy's younger sister. An interesting lecture is being given by the learned professor, but Peggy is seized with a "violent" attack of sneezing and the professor is forced to abandon his work. A little later, shouts of "help" are heard and Peggy's brother, the professor and Algy rush to the edge of the lake and are terrified at seeing bubbles forming on the surface of the water. Believing that Peggy has fallen in the lake and is being drowned, they secure a long pole and are frantically trying to rescue her, when she opens a ... Written by Moving Picture World synopsis

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Genres:

Short | Comedy

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Country:

UK

Language:

English

Release Date:

8 January 1914 (USA) See more »

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Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Silent

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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