In an East Side tenement there lived an old couple. The husband was a cigar maker, but becoming feeble from age, he is discharged. Back to his cheerless home he comes, where his faithful ... See full summary »

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Miss Wilkins (as Gladys Nicholson)
W. Chrystie Miller ...
The Poor Husband
Kate Bruce ...
The Poor Wife
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The Doctor
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
William J. Butler ...
Tradesman
Lloyd B. Carleton ...
Bailiff
Verner Clarges ...
Charity Worker
Edward Dillon ...
In Hallway
Francis J. Grandon ...
In Pawn Shop
Dell Henderson ...
Boss in Store
Grace Henderson ...
Charity Worker
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Charity Worker
Alfred Paget ...
Behind the Counter
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In Hallway
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In an East Side tenement there lived an old couple. The husband was a cigar maker, but becoming feeble from age, he is discharged. Back to his cheerless home he comes, where his faithful wife tries to buoy up his spirits. The old man realizes however, that he has lived out his usefulness and appreciates the reality of a future of absolute want, short though it may be. The awful aspect quite undoes him, and he is taken seriously ill. It is indeed a house of sorrow. No money with which to buy food or medicine, the poor couple resort to pawnshops to raise a little money on their household effects, they both being too proud to ask aid from anyone, and there were those in the house who would have been glad to do it. There is a young settlement doctor who administers to the wants of the infirm, but he is kept in ignorance of this case, so the old man goes unattended. A pretty little slavey, who works about the house is the first one to know of the poor couple's sad plight. She in her ... Written by Moving Picture World synopsis

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10 November 1910 (USA)  »

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J√¶vne Folk  »

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