The new proprietor of the "Star," discharges two old reporters, Joe Norris, who has worked for the paper thirty years, is one of them. After a week's search Joe lands a place on another ... See full summary »

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The Owner of The Star
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The City Editor
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Joe Norris - the Oldest Reporter
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The City Editor of the Rival Newspaper
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The Attendant at the Art Gallery
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The Attendant's 1st Confederate
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The Detective
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The new proprietor of the "Star," discharges two old reporters, Joe Norris, who has worked for the paper thirty years, is one of them. After a week's search Joe lands a place on another paper, but only as a space writer, and with very uncertain pay. He is indifferently told to go and bring in what news he can of the theft of a famous painting from the art gallery. Arriving there he meets several detectives and newspaper men whom he knows, all bent upon the same mission as himself. Kean, a detective with whom he has exchanged courtesies for years, tells him there is absolutely no clew. As he makes a few notes, his pencil breaks, and he borrows a knife of an attendant of the gallery who is passing. A bit of gilt on the blade of the knife attracts his attention. The frame from which the painting was cut is a gold one; the attendant knew its enormous value. He borrows a small magnifying glass from his friend, the detective, and makes comparisons. The clew is a strong one and he gets his ... Written by Moving Picture World synopsis

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15 November 1912 (USA)  »

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