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''Mabel's Blunder'' is a 1914 short comedy film directed, written by, and starring Mabel Normand.

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''Mabel's Blunder'' is a 1914 short comedy film directed, written by, and starring Mabel Normand.Creator/MabelNormand.



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* RelativeError: Mabel draws entirely the wrong conclusion when she sees Harry embracing a woman; it's his sister.


''Mabel's Blunder'' is a 1914 short comedy film directed, written by, and starring Mabel Normand. Normand plays [[TheDanza Mabel]], a secretary who is engaged to her boss's son Harry. When Mabel sees Harry embracing an attractive woman, she is grief-stricken. Her brother, who is a taxi driver, stops by Mabel's work to pick up Harry and the mysterious woman. Mabel decides to spy on Harry by dressing up in her brother's clothes and taking the wheel of the taxi. This requires her brother to dress up in her clothes. Cue comic hijinks.

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''Mabel's Blunder'' is a 1914 short comedy film directed, written by, and starring Mabel Normand.

Normand plays [[TheDanza Mabel]], a secretary who is engaged to her boss's son Harry. When Mabel sees Harry embracing an attractive woman, she is grief-stricken. Her brother, who is a taxi driver, stops by Mabel's work to pick up Harry and the mysterious woman. Mabel decides to spy on Harry by dressing up in her brother's clothes and taking the wheel of the taxi. This requires her brother to dress up in her clothes. Cue comic hijinks.


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* SlapstickKnowsNoGender: Mabel normand, peeping through keyholes, dressing up as a boy, acting silly as usual.


''Mabel's Blunder'' is a 1914 short comedy film directed, written by, and starring Mabel Normand. Normand plays [[TheDanza Mabel]], a secretary who is engaged to Harry, the boss's son. When Mabel sees her fiance embracing an attractive woman, she is grief-stricken. Her brother, who is a taxi driver, stops by Mabel's work to pick up Harry and the mysterious woman. Mabel decides to spy on Harry by dressing up in her brother's clothes and taking the wheel of the taxi. This requires her brother to dress up in her clothes. Cue comic hijinks.

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''Mabel's Blunder'' is a 1914 short comedy film directed, written by, and starring Mabel Normand. Normand plays [[TheDanza Mabel]], a secretary who is engaged to Harry, the her boss's son. son Harry. When Mabel sees her fiance Harry embracing an attractive woman, she is grief-stricken. Her brother, who is a taxi driver, stops by Mabel's work to pick up Harry and the mysterious woman. Mabel decides to spy on Harry by dressing up in her brother's clothes and taking the wheel of the taxi. This requires her brother to dress up in her clothes. Cue comic hijinks.


''Mabel's Blunder'' was inducted into the NationalFilmRegistry in 2009, as representative of the work of Mabel Normand, who was not only one of the first female comedy stars, but one of the first woman directors.

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''Mabel's Blunder'' was inducted into the NationalFilmRegistry UsefulNotes/NationalFilmRegistry in 2009, as representative of the work of Mabel Normand, who was not only one of the first female comedy stars, but one of the first woman directors.


''Mabel's Blunder'' is a 1914 short comedy film directed, written by, and starring Mabel Normand. Normand plays [[TheDanza Mabel]], a secretary who is engaged to Harry, boss's son. When Mabel sees her fiance embracing an attractive woman, she is grief-stricken. Her brother, who is a taxi driver, stops by Mabel's work to pick up Harry and the mysterious woman. Mabel decides to spy on Harry by dressing up in her brother's clothes and taking the wheel of the taxi. This requires her brother to dress up in her clothes. Cue comic hijinks.

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''Mabel's Blunder'' is a 1914 short comedy film directed, written by, and starring Mabel Normand. Normand plays [[TheDanza Mabel]], a secretary who is engaged to Harry, the boss's son. When Mabel sees her fiance embracing an attractive woman, she is grief-stricken. Her brother, who is a taxi driver, stops by Mabel's work to pick up Harry and the mysterious woman. Mabel decides to spy on Harry by dressing up in her brother's clothes and taking the wheel of the taxi. This requires her brother to dress up in her clothes. Cue comic hijinks.

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''Mabel's Blunder'' is a 1914 short comedy film directed, written by, and starring Mabel Normand. Normand plays [[TheDanza Mabel]], a secretary who is engaged to Harry, boss's son. When Mabel sees her fiance embracing an attractive woman, she is grief-stricken. Her brother, who is a taxi driver, stops by Mabel's work to pick up Harry and the mysterious woman. Mabel decides to spy on Harry by dressing up in her brother's clothes and taking the wheel of the taxi. This requires her brother to dress up in her clothes. Cue comic hijinks.

''Mabel's Blunder'' was inducted into the NationalFilmRegistry in 2009, as representative of the work of Mabel Normand, who was not only one of the first female comedy stars, but one of the first woman directors.

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* DisguisedInDrag: Mabel's brother puts a veil over his face to complete the disguise.
* GreenEyedMonster: Mabel's jealousy winds up embarrassing her.
* LoveTriangle: The boss's flirting makes Mabel uncomfortable.
* MistakenForCheating: It turns out that the pretty woman Mabel sees Harry embracing is Harry's sister, who Harry gave an innocent hug.
* SexySecretary: Both Harry and Harry's father are attracted to Mabel.
* SweetPollyOliver: Mabel makes a surprisingly convincing boy after putting on her brother's coat and hat.
* UnsettlingGenderReveal: Harry's father is shocked to find out that he's been romancing Mabel's brother and not Mabel.

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