Mrs. Walton is one of those jealous-natured women who misconstrues every act of civility on the part of her husband towards any one of the female sex. In truth, she has no grounds for such ... See full summary »

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John Walton
Stephanie Longfellow ...
Mrs. John Walton
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On Street
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Tramp
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Mrs. Walton is one of those jealous-natured women who misconstrues every act of civility on the part of her husband towards any one of the female sex. In truth, she has no grounds for such feelings, as Mr. Walton is the most devoted of husbands and the kindest of fathers. Every trivial matter that can be construed circumstantial is the food for a quarrel. These quarrels are always in the presence of their little ten year old daughter. So frequent are these discussions that the child, though young, begins to fear for the future. The worst comes when one evening a party of lady friends call on Mrs. Walton; one of them deliberately tries to elicit Mr. Walton's attentions. He quite innocently and courteously acknowledges her, what he merely assumes cordiality. However, Mrs. Walton's eye is ever on the designing lady, and foolishly imagines her husband attracted. After the visitors have departed there is the worst storm yet, and a separation seems inevitable. All this transpires with the ... Written by Moving Picture World synopsis

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A story of domestic difficulties which can be duplicated often enough
8 October 2015 | by (Chicago) – See all my reviews

A story of unreasonable jealousy on the part of a wife who imagines her husband is devoting too much attention to other women. The best part of the picture is the way a ten-year-old girl stops the discord by going away, leaving letters that she has been kidnapped by the Black Hand. This causes the parents to forget their differences in the search for the lost child. When she returns and explains her ruse they see the folly of their quarrels and agree to live in peace. Without any semblance of dramatic crisis, the picture tells a story of domestic difficulties which can be duplicated often enough to appear real to most of those in almost any audience, consequently it will prove attractive in a majority of audiences. - The Moving Picture World, December 17, 1910


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