Young Laura Hamilton turns down a marriage proposal from Vincent Carlson and marries Theodore Proctor, a bank president. Proctor's financially strapped brother asks him for help, and he has the bank loan his brother a sum of money, a bad loan that results in :Proctor being removed as president of the bank. Devastated, he fakes suicide and turns to a life of crime. His wife, thinking him dead, marries former suitor Carlton, but when Proctor is discovered to be alive, Laura is charged with bigamy. Desperate to save his wife, Proctor plans on actually committing suicide when something happens that negates all his plans. Written by
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Three nitrate reels are all that survive of this film and the rest is decomposing in the UCLA Film and Television archives and are not listed for preservation. See more
Version of The Weakness of Man