Alkali Ike's Boarding House (1912)

Short, Comedy


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Bridget, the cook on the Hard-Up Ranch, is some eat specialist on everything but soup. This, the boys declare, is bad, and select "Alkali" as the martyr to so inform her. "Alkali" does the ... See full summary »


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4 November 2016 | deickemeyer
Made the audience laugh harder than any picture we have seen in several days
A farce that made the audience laugh harder than any picture we have seen in several days. There is crockery smashing in it, and the throwing around of coffee pots and pans and whole-boiled potatoes; but underneath this, there is a real situation and there is good fun in it. The trouble begins when the woman cook serves up dishwater soup. Ike is delegated to courteously remonstrate; but her majesty flies off the handle. After she has departed, and the boys have come from their hiding places in the barn, Ike is once more lucky in being the choice of fate. He is promoted to be cook. He becomes a potentate. There is fun before dinner is ready; but the best part comes when breakfast is ready next morning and more added after it is finished. The camera work is good. - The Moving Picture World, May 4, 1912

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