Stella Lee, the lonely daughter of a prosperous farmer, advertises for a husband. Raymond Blackwell, a handsome but irresponsible young man, reads the personal and, inspired by mercenary ... See full summary »

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Raymond Blackwell - the Husband
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Stella Lee - the Wife (as Marian Cooper)
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Stella Lee, the lonely daughter of a prosperous farmer, advertises for a husband. Raymond Blackwell, a handsome but irresponsible young man, reads the personal and, inspired by mercenary motives, promptly replies. Stella, although receiving many other answers, decides upon Raymond. The father now takes charge of the affair and after making a personal investigation, invites Raymond to visit the family in the country. Blinded by his secret ambition, Raymond fails to notice the true worth of the girl. The father provides a comfortable home near the old farmhouse and Raymond and Stella are married. A year later discontent rushes in and the husband leaves for the city and resumes his wild career with companions of doubtful character. The father visits Raymond in his daughter's behalf and is angrily ordered to leave the room. The old gentleman delivers a scathing denunciation and departs. Time goes on. One evening, as Raymond is placing the day's collections in his employer's safe, his two ... Written by Moving Picture World synopsis

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27 January 1913 (USA)  »

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