George Dupont, a young farmer, is living with his parents on the farm, while his sweetheart, Sadie Allen, resides on an adjoining farm. George finds rural life irksome and is satisfied that... See full summary »

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George Dupont, a young farmer, is living with his parents on the farm, while his sweetheart, Sadie Allen, resides on an adjoining farm. George finds rural life irksome and is satisfied that he has talent as an artist. He longs to attend art school in the city, having read of fabulous sums received for paintings. He resolves to quit the farm for a career, despite the protests of his father, but his mother, wrapped up in her son, gives him money she has saved by years of economy and he goes to the city to gratify his ambition. He departs, bidding adieu to his parents and sweetheart. He enters a school of art. The professor encourages him, having an eye to the main chance as the student has money, but the pupils laugh at his efforts and he is the butt of many a joke. He writes home, giving glowing accounts of his progress and the mother and sweetheart are happy, but his father is skeptical. A year passes and his money is exhausted, so the instructor tells him he has no talent, and ... Written by Moving Picture World synopsis

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8 June 1911 (USA)  »

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