A slum orphan, injured by a lady's car, becomes a dancer and marries the lady's brother.





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Cast overview:
Edna Flugrath ...
Sally Snape
Edward Sass ...
Lord Kidderminster
Hayford Hobbs ...
Lord Gilbert
Mary Dibley ...
Lady Dorothea Lytham
George Bellamy ...
Mr. Peastone
Douglas Munro ...
Joe Aarons
Frank Stanmore ...
Johnny Doone
Gwynne Herbert ...
Lady Fortive
Christine Rayner ...
Lewis Gilbert ...
Bill Snape
Anna Godfrey ...
Mrs. Snape
Stanley Burton ...
Johnny's Crippled Brother


Sally Snape, a child of the slums, is an artistic dancer. The girl is thrown early on her own resources, for her mother is killed by the drunken brute of a husband, the miserable home is closed, and Sally would have been without a roof had not a good-natured coster lad, Johnny Doone, befriended her. Johnny, whose love-making is repulsed by Sally, finds a sweetheart, Mary, and luckily the two girls like each other and becomes friends. Mary gets Sally a job at a jam factory, and here the girl meets Mr. Peastone. On bank holiday, Johnny Doone takes Mary and Sally to 'Appy 'Amstead. Mr. Peastone, who drives up in state, gorgeously arrayed, comes upon the party and Johnny and Mary, having stolen away for a little coster love-making, Mr. Peastone induces Sally to come and look at his trap. The girl is delighted with the pony, and accepts Peastone's offer to drive her home. But on the way the young man becomes enterprising and Sally is struggling in his unwelcome embrace when the trap is ... Written by Moving Picture World synopsis

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10 July 1916 (USA)  »

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