The <i>dramatis personae</i> of this Edison one-reeler is spelled out in its title. An elderly toymaker insists that his pretty young ward marry his dull son, but the girl is really in love with the toymaker's assistant. Attending a costume party, the girl dresses up as the huge doll which stands in the window of the toymaker's store, while the assistant masquerades as the Devil. Also attending the party is the toymaker, who upon seeing his disguised daughter assumes that his giant doll has come to life. The old man ardently pursues the "doll" back to his shop, necessitating a quick exit for the assistant, who hides up the chimney. When the toymaker lights his fireplace, the assistant, still dressed as the Devil, rushes out, his derriere on fire. The toymaker naturally assumes that this unexpected guest is the real Devil, and falls to his knees, begging to be spared. Seizing the opportunity, the assistant demands that the toymaker immediately surrender his "doll." This done, the assistant and the daughter rush off to get married, leaving the trembling toymaker behind.
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