Masterson, having become a captain of industry, leaves the details of running the works to his employees and moves to another city to take life easy and enjoy the wealth that has come to ... See full summary »

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Bat Thomas
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Maggie Blake - Bat's Sweetheart
William H. West ...
Masterson - the Mill Owner
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Jimmie Blake - Maggie's Brother
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Masterson, having become a captain of industry, leaves the details of running the works to his employees and moves to another city to take life easy and enjoy the wealth that has come to him after years of toil. Shortly after the departure of Masterson the domineering superintendent cuts the wages of the employees, thereby bringing ruin not only to the factory, but to the homes of the workmen. Jimmie Blake, a young boy of fourteen, the only support of his sister, Maggie, is brutally struck down by Mooney, the superintendent, for being late one morning. Just then a huge iron beam becomes loosened and crashes down upon Jimmie. The laborers declare a strike and carry the boy to his home where the doctor announces that only an operation performed by a skilled specialist will prevent the boy from being a cripple for life. Being without funds Maggie Blake goes to the factory intent upon robbing the safe. Hearing steps upon the stairs, she hides herself in the closet. Masterson, who has been... Written by Moving Picture World synopsis

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25 June 1913 (USA)  »

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