If at First You Don't Succeed

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If at First You Don't Succeed

Director: E.A. Martin

Year: 1914

Plot: Jack and Mollie Dixon agree to disagree directly after their honeymoon. Jack has business cares that engage his attention, so that he forgets the gentle little caresses and the sweet sayings that go so much toward making married life what it should be. Mollie thinks she has a soprano voice, but she hasn't, so Jack becomes engrossed with the morning paper at breakfast time and in the evening when Jack wants to enjoy home comforts, Mollie insists on practicing vocal lessons. They take it seriously and request a lawyer friend to draw up divorce papers. The lawyer announces, to their consternation, that their first marriage was illegal. The minister did not report the wedding. The only way out is to be remarried, so they can be properly divorced. They go through the ceremony again, but while signing the divorce papers, a few grains of rice recall the sweet sentiments of love. No more use for the lawyer.—Moving Picture World synopsis
Original Title: If at First You Don't Succeed
Director: E.A. Martin
Writer: Wallace Clifton
Producer: William Nicholas Selig
Type: movie
Year: 1914
Genres: Short, Comedy, Drama
Cast: Frank Newburg , Margaret Allen , Harry Lonsdale
Countries: United States
Languages: None , English
Color Info: Black and White
Aspect Ratio: 1.33 : 1
Sound Mix: Silent
Original Air Date: 18 Aug 1914 (USA)
Production Companies: Selig Polyscope Company
Distributors: General Film Company
Producer: William Nicholas Selig