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Edgar Thurston imagines he is suffering from what is usually termed a neglected cough and resorts to some of the numerous rostrums supposed to relieve such disorder, but without effect. Edgar is engaged to Miss Laura Edmunds, who loves him as devotedly as he does her. Their future seems so promising until Edgar, growing worse, submits to a physical examination which results in the discovery that he has consumption in an advanced stage. The doctor, upon learning of his betrothal, exclaims, "Marry this woman to possibly transmit your weakness to others, thou shalt not!" This intelligence almost breaks Edgar's heart, but upon the doctor's urgent persuasion he writes, "Dear Laura, My physician tells me I have consumption in an advanced stage, and that we must not marry. He is right. Though I love you, good-bye. Edgar." However, the impulsive-hearted girl refuses to break their engagement. Such is human optimism; or is it egotism? We think it probably for things to occur to others that ... Written by Moving Picture World synopsis

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The 35 Year Old D.W. Griffith
31 October 2003 | by (London, England) – See all my reviews

This was shot in Pasedena and that was all that was going for it. To tell you the truth, although I admire Griffith for churning out over a hundred short films in one year, the majority of them were just padding for his c.v. This is one of them.


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