How Shorty Won Out (1912)

Shorty, like all freshmen, is compelled to perform many little services for the sophomores, juniors and the seniors of his college, and while serving one of his classmates, he meets ... See full summary »

Director:

Herbert Brenon

Writer:

S.A. Dee

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Cast

Cast overview:
John R. Cumpson ... Shorty
Vivian Prescott ... Betty Rossmore
Hayward Mack ... College Boy
Fred Kelsey ... College Boy
Isaac Dillon Isaac Dillon ... College Boy (as Jack Dillon)
John Harlow John Harlow ... College Boy
Jack Elberg Jack Elberg ... College Boy
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Shorty, like all freshmen, is compelled to perform many little services for the sophomores, juniors and the seniors of his college, and while serving one of his classmates, he meets charming Betty Rossmore, and immediately falls in love with her. His bliss is not of long duration, however, as his upper classmates force him to introduce them, and then he is left out in the cold. A junior promenade ball is to be given from which poor Shorty, being only a freshman, is barred. Six students invite Betty to this affair, while Shorty invites her to a dinner. Betty, hoping to have some fun, accepts each and every invitation. The six, one after another, drive up in their automobiles and enter the house. Such looks are exchanged as each comes into the room. Finally Betty appears, shaking with suppressed laughter. Then Shorty walks on the scene, and triumphantly leads Betty from the room and house, enters bis auto and speeds away. The disappointed boys, however, have a mix-up on the pavement, to... Written by Moving Picture World synopsis

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Genres:

Comedy | Short

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

15 June 1912 (USA) See more »

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Sound Mix:

Silent

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
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Released as a split reel along with the documentary Bull Fight in Nuevo Laredo, Mexico (1912). See more »

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