About the film
The Book Agent's Romance
Release Date: January 18, 1916
|Production Companies||:||The Essanay Film Manufacturing Company|
|Director||:||Gilbert M. Anderson|
The book agent meets the daughter of a capitalist on a street car when she accidentally ties her shoelace to his. A few days later the girl's father advertises for a butler. A gang of crooks send one of their number to apply for the position. He is accepted. The capitalist gives his wife the choice between a trip abroad and a pearl necklace.