Two young men, Mike and Sam, telegraphers, in the employ of the Affiliated Press, are bitter enemies. Each time they meet there is a rough and tumble fight. There is a mystery in the office... See full summary »

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Red Keogh - Affiliated Press Operator
Tom Shirley ...
Mike Taylor - Affiliated Press Office Boy (as Tommy Shirley)
Harry Norton ...
Sam Burns - Coast Service Office Boy
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Mrs. Taylor - Mike's Aunt
Eleanor Kahn ...
Mamie Taylor - Mike's Little Sister
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Frank Butler - Affiliated Press
Jules Ferrar ...
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Manager - Coast Service Company
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Two young men, Mike and Sam, telegraphers, in the employ of the Affiliated Press, are bitter enemies. Each time they meet there is a rough and tumble fight. There is a mystery in the office of the Affiliated Press, for each time they get a scoop, their rival, the Coast Service Company, is sure to get it also. One night after the boys' work is finished, they again happen to meet in the corridor, and this time the fight is more severe than heretofore. They burst into the office of the Coast Service Company and Sam knocks Mike senseless over a telegraph table. Sam, believing that he has killed his rival, goes to the waterfront and contemplates suicide. Mike, coming to his senses, hears the instrument ticking. It is an Affiliated Press call and he wonders how it comes over the wires of his company's rival. He takes the message, which is being sent by a reporter of the Affiliated Press. The Waverly express has been wrecked. It is the train his sister has gone on to visit her aunt. He is ... Written by Moving Picture World synopsis

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21 July 1913 (USA)  »

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Publicity line: "A wonderful heart interest dramatic story in two reels overflowing with pathos, humor and exciting situations. A story that will be remembered as one that rings true of human nature." See more »

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