The Christmas season is approaching and Mrs. Corbin, who has been a sufferer from illness for many months, thinks over the past Christmas when John, her husband, played Santa Claus for ... See full summary »

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John Corbin - the Father
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Mrs. Corbin - the Mother
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Helen Corbin - the Child
Earle Williams ...
The Doctor
Mary Navarro ...
Aunt Ruth - Mrs. Corbin's Sister (as Miss Navarro)
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The Christmas season is approaching and Mrs. Corbin, who has been a sufferer from illness for many months, thinks over the past Christmas when John, her husband, played Santa Claus for their little daughter, and wonders what the outcome of the coming Christmas will be if the operation which she is contemplating should be fatal to her. John Corbin is very anxious about his wife's operation and is somewhat surprised to learn that it will cost about $500.00. One day, when a client leaves $500.00 in his charge to he invested in stocks, he is interrupted by the telephone bell and instead of placing the money in the safe, he unconsciously places it in his pocket. Answering the telephone, he receives a message from his little daughter Helen, saying that her mother is very sick. John hurries home and decides that the operation must be performed at once. He is troubled to know where he will get the $500.00 to pay for it, and at that moment thinks of the money in his pocket. He decides to use ... Written by Moving Picture World synopsis

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17 December 1912 (USA)  »

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