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In love's laboratory

Author: Edward H GriffithWilliam WadsworthJessie StevensIvan ChristieThomas A. Edison, Inc.All authors
Publisher: United States : K.E.S.E., 1917.
Series: Conquest program, no. 4.
Edition/Format:   Film : Film   Visual material : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Jimmy Burton, an inventor, becomes heavily indebted while seeking to produce a perfect safety match, and unsuccessfully tries to borrow money from his cousin Charles. Charles' fiancée Ellen is interested in the match experiments. When she discovers that Charles is unfaithful, she forges a thousand dollar check from Charles to Jimmy, enclosing it in a letter which tells Jimmy to hold the letter over burning sulphur  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Short films
Silent films
Fiction films
Comedy films
Slapstick comedy films
Slapstick comedies
Shorts
Drama
Material Type: Film
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Edward H Griffith; William Wadsworth; Jessie Stevens; Ivan Christie; Thomas A. Edison, Inc.; K.E.S.E. (Firm); Kleine (George) Collection (Library of Congress)
OCLC Number: 17872578
Notes: Copyright: Thomas A. Edison, Inc.; 18Jul17; LP11103.
A Conquest picture.
MAVIS 1204087; In love's laboratory.
Cast: William Wadsworth, Jessie Stevens, Ivan Christie.
Description: 1 film reel of 1 (440 ft.) : si., b&w ; 16 mm. viewing print. 1 film reel of 1 (440 ft.) : si., b&w ; 16 mm. dupe neg. 1 film reel of 1 (440 ft.) : si., b&w ; 16 mm. non-viewing pos.
Series Title: Conquest program, no. 4.
Responsibility: Thomas A. Edison, Inc. ; by Edward H. Griffith.

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Jimmy Burton, an inventor, becomes heavily indebted while seeking to produce a perfect safety match, and unsuccessfully tries to borrow money from his cousin Charles. Charles' fiancée Ellen is interested in the match experiments. When she discovers that Charles is unfaithful, she forges a thousand dollar check from Charles to Jimmy, enclosing it in a letter which tells Jimmy to hold the letter over burning sulphur when he succeeds. The burning of the letter reveals a hidden message to Jimmy from Ellen indicating her affection for him.

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