The Courage of the Commonplace (1913)

  |  Drama, Short


While ploughing his fields one day, John Cameron, a farmer, notices that his horse, Jerry, is evidently sick, so stops work and takes the team up to the barn. He looses Jerry and lets him ... See full summary »


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Director:

Rollin S. Sturgeon

Writer:

William E. Wing (scenario)

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20 October 2017 | deickemeyer
There is nothing in particular to recommend the story
Mary Charleson herein portrays the elder daughter of a farmer. She is the family drudge, with aspirations for an education. She saves money to pay a year's tuition in the School of Arts and Sciences, missions of life of which she sees in daydreams. The illness and passing out of a farm horse, old Dobbin was a good actor, too, changes things. Her money goes for the purchase of a horse. Author Wing had the courage of his convictions, and left the girl still the same old drudge. There is nothing in particular to recommend the story as entertainment. - The Moving Picture World, August 16, 1913

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Drama | Short

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Release Date:

1 August 1913

Language

English


Country of Origin

USA

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