The Colored Stenographer (1909)

It is Mr. Bunk's unlucky day. Before leaving for business he is despoiled of all his ready cash by Mrs. Bunk for a bargain sale. At the office his homely stenographer (chosen by Mrs. Bunk) ... See full summary »

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Edwin S. Porter

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It is Mr. Bunk's unlucky day. Before leaving for business he is despoiled of all his ready cash by Mrs. Bunk for a bargain sale. At the office his homely stenographer (chosen by Mrs. Bunk) aggravates him by her eternal primping. About to discharge her, he is restrained by the sudden appearance of his wife laden with the spoils of the bargain counter. The bargains, of course, are of main importance. They are displayed and discussed with animation by the ladies. Business routine is shattered. Mr. Bunk, irritated beyond endurance, rages from the office intent on obtaining a stenographer of his own choosing. At the employment office it is impossible to please him, until the arrival of Miss Dimples, a stunning blonde. Mr. Bunk can hardly wait for an introduction, she is hired on the spot. Returning to the office he is dumbfounded to find his wife still talking. Equal to the occasion he hides Miss Dimples behind a desk, diplomatically starts his wife homeward and in no gentle manner ... Written by Moving Picture World synopsis

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Released as a split reel along with Mary Jane's Lovers (1909). See more »

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

9 March 1909 (USA) See more »

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Silent

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1.33 : 1
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