Starts out looking like a gender switch of the 1904 How a French Nobleman Got a Wife Through the New York Herald Personal Columns.
Like that earlier film, this also is long, with few laughs. Basically, it is an excuse for Linder to show off his skills - he looks like he
could have been an early Douglas Fairbanks.
Interesting that one of the suitors appears to be a dark-skinned non-European (who moves like a real boxer), since
such a marriage was illegal
in 30 of the 48 US states at that time. Perhaps that is why
the film's IMDB entry gives no
indication of a US release. But, according to Wikipedia, there was
never any racial law about marriage in France, and all administrative prohibitions were canceled by a law in 1833.