Gerald Kinney is a roué and travels with a fast set, having plenty of money to indulge his tastes and going the pace that kills. He is somewhat satiated with the life he is leading and his ... See full summary »

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Gerald Kinney
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Gerald Kinney is a roué and travels with a fast set, having plenty of money to indulge his tastes and going the pace that kills. He is somewhat satiated with the life he is leading and his better nature asserts itself at times. He leaves his club, where the wine is flowing and the tables are strewn with poker chips, and motors out into the country. In a pretty wooded dell, by the side of a quaint old well, he meets Myrtle Edgar, a simple country maiden, pretty, pure and demure. It is a revelation to him. The girl is a new type, unlike any woman he has ever seen. She shyly gives him a drink of the cool water. Endeavoring to take liberties with her, he is repulsed, kindly but firmly, and that is a new experience for the debonair clubman. It is a welcome innovation and he sees in her only the pure and holy. Roses grow in profusion in the pretty spot and she plucks one and fastens it on his lapel. The rose acts as a talisman. Whenever he is tempted to do wrong, he regards the flower. His ... Written by Moving Picture World synopsis

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2 October 1911 (USA)  »

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The Story of the Rose  »

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