Two children are born into the world, a boy of wealth and luxury, a girl of poverty and simplicity. The man becomes a musician with the soul of a poet, keenly sensitive to the real beauty ... See full summary »

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Two children are born into the world, a boy of wealth and luxury, a girl of poverty and simplicity. The man becomes a musician with the soul of a poet, keenly sensitive to the real beauty of life, despite his immense wealth. The woman bespeaks charming simplicity, underneath which is hidden a deep soul. Constantly dragged into the whirl of society, the man tires of the sham and pretense and finally breaks his social ties and assumes the disguise of a wandering street musician. He travels about from village to village and finds in the simplicity of the farmer folk that for which he has sought in vain on the higher planes of life. Meanwhile the woman begins to ascend the ladder. She goes to the city to become a protégée of a wealthy aunt and is introduced to the society from which the man has just escaped. Here she meets the Count, a profligate soldier of fortune, and is urged by her aunt to look with favor upon his suit. Soon after she attends a week-end party given at the country home... Written by Moving Picture World synopsis

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21 February 1915 (USA)  »

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