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A Cracksman Santa Claus (1913)

The cracksman is discouraged and cynical. It is Christmas Eve. He takes his revolver and starts out in quest of gain. Dot gets home, tired out and distressed because she has been discharged... See full summary »

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Gentleman Crook
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The cracksman is discouraged and cynical. It is Christmas Eve. He takes his revolver and starts out in quest of gain. Dot gets home, tired out and distressed because she has been discharged from the store. Her crippled sister hangs up her stocking and prays for the morrow. It is too much for Dot. She goes out to secure money for a present at any cost. Passing the window of a mansion, she observes a man give a woman a necklace. In the hurried departure, it is left behind. The temptation is too strong: she gets through the window and secures the necklace, only to be confronted by the cracksman, who has entered another way and pretends to be the owner. She tells her sad tale. The cracksman insists upon her taking money to tide her over. Dot hurries out and buying a doll for her sister, returns home chastened and thankful. The cracksman, on the morrow feels the Christmas spirit. He takes the necklace back to the man's house and throws it through the window. He then goes to the home of the... Written by Moving Picture World synopsis

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19 December 1913 (USA)  »

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