Jack Hardy was madly in love with Grace Cortland. Moreover, he had always thought that he stood a very fair chance indeed of marrying Grace, until a certain Mr. Passay appeared on the scene... See full summary »

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Marjorie Ellison ...
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Ida Williams ...
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Gertrude McCoy
Augustus Phillips
William Bechtel
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Jack Hardy was madly in love with Grace Cortland. Moreover, he had always thought that he stood a very fair chance indeed of marrying Grace, until a certain Mr. Passay appeared on the scene. Grace herself did not care a bit about Mr. Passay and did care for Jack. Her mother, however, thought that Mr. Passay was an eminently suitable person. In the first place, he had money. So Jack's suit grew more and more unpromising, and the young man's face gradually acquired a mournful and unnatural appearance. At length affairs became so desperate that even the manicure girl in the great hotel noticed it. The whole business started when word came to the manicure girl that Miss Cortland wanted her to come upstairs. The manicure girl was doing Jack's hands at the time, and was rather surprised when the sorrowful young gentleman begged her to take a note to Miss Cortland. However, she willingly consented, and just as willingly brought Jack Miss Cortland's answer. Then, because there was no use ... Written by Moving Picture World synopsis

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6 December 1913 (USA)  »

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