A Cure for Timidity (1910)

La timidité guérie par le sérum (original title)
Mr. Henpeck has led the life of the underdog for many a long day. He, who used to be so bright and debonair, is afraid. His wife and mother-in-law have lorded it over him until he dare not ... See full summary »

Director:

Louis J. Gasnier

Writer:

Max Linder

Stars:

Max Linder, Morano

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Cast

Cast overview:
Max Linder ... Chamoiseau
Morano Morano ... Dr. Harry Cover
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Mr. Henpeck has led the life of the underdog for many a long day. He, who used to be so bright and debonair, is afraid. His wife and mother-in-law have lorded it over him until he dare not call his soul his own. One day, however, while glancing over the paper, he happens to see an advertisement, the wording of which gladdens his poor heart. A wonderful discovery has been made! An instantaneous and positive cure for timidity! Henpeck drops the paper and hurries to interview the advertiser. Finding that the cure consists only in having a little serum injected through the nose, he decides to take it immediately. Wonder of wonders! Hardly has he sniffed up the fluid before he feels like a warrior of old, brave and dauntless! Let his wife or his mother-in-law dare dictate to him now! He'll soon teach them their place. And so it is; he enters his home as he never entered it before, like the master of the place. His wife and mother-in-law stand back in amazement; they can't believe their ... Written by Moving Picture World synopsis

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Genres:

Short | Comedy

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Country:

France

Language:

French | English

Release Date:

11 March 1910 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

A Cure for Timidity See more »

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Production Co:

Pathé Frères See more »
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Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Silent

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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