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A Cure for Pokeritis

A Cure for Pokeritis is a 1912 short Silent Film starring John Bunny and Flora Finch. After Bunny's Death in 1915 a Re-Release was announced with the Alternate Title a sure Cure for Pokeritis. The Film a domestic Comedy depicts a Woman who stops her Husband's gambling Habit by having her Cousin perform a fake Police Raid on his weekly Poker Games. It was one of many similar Shorts produced by vitagraph studiosone-reel Comedies featuring Bunny and Finch in a domestic Setting popularly known as Bunnygraphs or Bunnyfinches whose Popularity made Bunny and finch early Film Stars. The Film was recognized as an historically important Representative of its Period and Genre.


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