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Rag Doll Romance, A

A short film with all kinds of comic complications between poor Mr.


A short film with all kinds of comic complications between poor Mr. Ras, his nephew Jimmy, a monkey, a girl with a doll carriage, and a large dog. A farce in two parts. Mr. Ras and his nephew Jimmy are sleeping in a train car. The monkey, who is travelling with them, wakes them up. Mr. Ras takes a shower, while Jimmy goes out looking for food. But Jimmy has written a note saying that he has gone out looking for work. He leaves with the monkey. A girl is out for a walk with her doll carriage and a large dog, but she loses her grip on the doll carriage goes and it rolls down a hill. Jimmy manages to stop it. She takes Jimmy along with her, because he can probably work for the girl’s grandmother. The grandmother agrees, and Jimmy is given some new clothes to try on. Soon the monkey and the dog begin quarrelling over the doll, which leads to the doll getting broken. Jimmy orders the animals to calm down, and then helps the grandma with the laundry. The animals also help out. Then a man sneaks into the grandma’s room, but the dog sees this.

Campbell, William S. (director) / Campbell Comedy Corporation (producer)
Publication date:
31 December 1921


Licalzi, Lawrence (actor)
Turner, Doreen (actor)
Cooper, Jack (actor 1888-1970)
Original format:
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