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Surprising Eliza

  • Comedy
  • Drama
  • 1912

Summary

Silas Hobbs, farmer, purchases a new suit, while at the same time a woman customer is buying a bed spread. In wrapping up the parcels the clerks get mixed up and Silas gets the bed spread in the confusion. He is riding home on horseback when the idea strikes him to put on his new suit and surprise Eliza, so he pulls up behind a clump of bushes and takes off his old suit, putting it over the saddle, while he unties his bundle, the old horse wanders down to the stream for a drink and as he bends over Silas' clothes fall in the stream and drift away. Silas has now opened his package and discovered the bed spread. His horse returns minus his clothes, so he is forced to walk home wrapped in the bed spread, and he does truthfully surprise Eliza.

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Cast

rolename
Silas Hobbs, a Thrifty Farmer`Leslie Stowe
Mrs. Silas HobbsJulia Stuart
Clerk in a Small Drygoods StoreLamar Johnstone
A CustomerAlice Knowland
A Neighboring FarmerGeorge Nagle

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