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The Slim Princess

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An outright farce produced in Chicago by the Essanay company, this film was set in the country of Morovenia, where fat women were considered beautiful. Poor Princess Kalora (Ruth Stonehouse), unfashionably slender, cannot find herself a husband despite efforts to appear fatter by stuffing pillows down her dress. Kalora's father, Count Malagaski (Harry Dunkinson), ships her off to an American fat farm, where the thin princess falls in love with American businessman Alexander Pike (Francis X. Bushman). The...more

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