The Moving Picture Girls at Oak Farm

or, Queer Happenings While Taking Rural Plays

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Author: Laura Lee Hope
Published: 1914
Language: English
Wordcount: 43,703 / 129 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 73.7
LoC Category: PZ
Downloads: 659
Added to site: 2006.11.30
mnybks.net#: 15423
Origin: gutenberg.org

Full of fun in the country, the haps and mishaps of talking film plays, and giving an account of two unusual discoveries.

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me, and finances were low. The DeVere family lived in the Fenmore Apartment on one of the West Sixtieth streets of New York City. They were, in fact, about to be dispossessed for non-payment of rent when Mr. DeVere experienced a return of an old throat affection, making it impossible for him to speak his lines.

He was replaced in the character, and matters looked black indeed. Across the hall from the DeVere family lived Russ Dalwood, a moving picture operator, with his widowed mother and brother, Billy. Russ learned of the distress of his neighbors, and suggested that as Mr. DeVere could act he might get a place with a moving picture company that produced picture dramas. In this work he would not need to speak very much.

At first Mr. DeVere would not hear of it, as he was an actor of some reputation in the "legitimate." But finally he yielded and became a member of the Comet Film Company. How his two daughters joined the company, through a mere accident, and how they made fame for themselves, y

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