A blowhard who poses as a railroad executive (but is really just a $30-a-week clerk) catches a young bride and then drives her family's finances to the brink of ruin. Written by
David S. Smith
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Two old Philadelphia newspapers are seen being read in the film, The (Morning) PUBLIC LEDGER (1845-1934) and THE EVENING PUBLIC LEDGER (1914-1942). See more
Clara, Joe's Girl
Listen to me, you big blow! It's time somebody put you wise to yourself! You've ruined Joe's future! You're just a four-flusher - a Show-Off - you couldn't be square with yourself!
Version of The Show-Off