A young wife and her musician husband live in poverty in a New York City tenement. The husband's job requires him to go away for for a number of days. On his return, he is robbed by the neighborhood gangster. Sometime later, an unrelated mob shoot-out ensues. The husband happens upon the melee, recognizing the crook who robbed him. Can the husband retrieve his money? Written by
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One good turn deserves another.
Did You Know?
In a street sequence, a young girl can be seen staring at the camera. This was not a mistake; D.W. Griffith
had noticed that, in documentary films, people tended to stare at the camera, and felt that having her do just that would make the scene feel more realistic. See more
Referenced in New York at the Movies