Willie's Sister (1912)Short, Romance, Comedy · 13 January 1912
Willie Green, off for college, tearfully kisses Ma and Pa and Sister good-bye. Arrived on the campus, he approaches a grave and reverend senior to ask where the proctor is located. The senior knocks off his hat. Willie replaces it and laughs feebly at the joke. The senior sternly tells him to take it off and be respectful to his betters. Willie obeys, and awe-stricken, repeats his question. The senior points, Willie dodges, gathers up his suitcases and exits cautiously, watching the senior. The proctor places him in a room with a senior, who makes life a burden to him, using him as a valet. Later, Willie receives a box from home and a note from Sister, telling him not to make himself sick with the contents and they are coming down to see him shortly. He is obliged to leave to attend recitations. In his absence his room-mate discovers the box and invites some of his cronies to join the feast. Willie, returning, is enraged to see his sister's good things disappearing. His protests result with his being struck with the empty box. Willie takes his room-mate to task and is paralyzed by being compelled to clean up the mess the others have left. Willie's family visits the college. Willie takes his sister around to see the place. His tormentors immediately want to make up and be introduced. They follow Willie and Sister around and the family to the railroad station. When the family go they take Willie to an ice cream salon. Willie spends the rest of the term in comfort, and as an acknowledgment of courtesies received, separately invites each of the boys to come home and meet his sister on July 15th. Separately they alight at the railroad station and growl at each other's presence. They all hurry to Willie's home just in time to meet Willie's sister and her husband coming out after the ceremony and receive a shower of rice. Willie discreetly slams the door in their faces and they return home vowing vengeance on him.
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Cast: James Morrison, Earle Williams, Tefft Johnson