A poor widow dies, leaving her two young children, Bob and Mabel, in the care of a poor neighbor, who later is forced by circumstances to give them to an asylum. Twenty years pass and Jack,... See full summary »

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Lucille Browne
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Beulah Burns
Howard Gage
Joseph Henabery
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A poor widow dies, leaving her two young children, Bob and Mabel, in the care of a poor neighbor, who later is forced by circumstances to give them to an asylum. Twenty years pass and Jack, who has been adopted by a good family, has now gone into business for himself and is a rising young broker. He has been searching the detective agencies for his sister, without success, for some years. Mabel ran away from the asylum and has been brought up by a poor family, is without education and is now employed as a servant, and on a certain day is hanging clothes on a roof nearby a large office building, in which Bob has his office, and a small boy is flying his kite from the same rooftop. Bob is on a balcony, or ledge, outside his office window and the janitor, thinking him gone for the day, closes and locks the iron fire shutters, locking him out on the balcony. A big deal is on, and after a long wait, during which he vainly tries to attract someone's attention, he feels against his cheek the... Written by Moving Picture World synopsis

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12 December 1914 (USA)  »

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On the Ledge  »

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