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A Cure for Pokeritis
Fri, 2018-Feb-23 01:14 UTC
Length - 1:31
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The featured article for Friday, 23 February 2018 is A Cure for Pokeritis.
A Cure for Pokeritis is a 1912 short silent film starring John Bunny and Flora Finch. After Bunny's death, a re-release was announced with the alternative title A Sure Cure for Pokeritis. This domestic comedy depicts a woman who stops her husband's gambling habit by having her cousin stage a fake police raid on the weekly poker game. It was one of many similar shorts produced by Vitagraph Studios, whose popularity made Bunny and Finch early film stars. Although its style of humor is dated, it has been recognized as a historically important representative of its period and genre.
This recording reflects the Wikipedia text as of 01:14 UTC on Friday, 23 February 2018.
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