Edith is a salesgirl in the department store and toils most arduously to eke the lives of her decrepit mother and blind father. Quasi-poverty is their condition, as Edith's meager pittance ... See full summary »

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Edith
Kate Bruce ...
Edith's Mother
W. Chrystie Miller ...
Edith's Father
William J. Butler ...
Edith's Employer
Dell Henderson ...
The Manager
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Dorothy Bernard
Elmer Booth ...
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Lily Cahill ...
At Station
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At Station
Edward Dillon ...
On Street
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Guy Hedlund ...
At Station
Harry Hyde ...
Storemate
Arthur V. Johnson
J. Jiquel Lanoe ...
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Edith is a salesgirl in the department store and toils most arduously to eke the lives of her decrepit mother and blind father. Quasi-poverty is their condition, as Edith's meager pittance is all there is to depend on for the existence. Sadly she compares her own loneliness with the condition of her store-mates, as she views them passing by with their sweethearts, lighthearted and happy. Hence it is small wonder that she feels highly flattered and pleased at the attentions of a traveling repertoire manager who enters the store advertising his show, and presents Edith with two complimentary tickets for that evening's performance. The next day the manager appears again at the store and invites her to take a stroll with him. This is the first attention the poor girl has ever experienced, and when the manager tries to persuade her to go away with him it is a supreme struggle with inclination that prevents her leaving her old folks. The manager leaves her with ill-concealed displeasure and... Written by Moving Picture World synopsis

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