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The Adventure of the Counterfeit Bills (1913)

The banks have discovered that there are counterfeit bills in circulation. Lambert Chase, the famous detective, is brought into service and he learns that the only bank whose notes or bills... See full summary »

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Lambert Chase - Detective
Tefft Johnson ...
Walton - Chief of Secret Service
L. Rogers Lytton ...
Rochester - the Counterfeiter
Charles Eldridge ...
The Bank Manager
Edith Halleran ...
The Cashier in the Department Store (as Edith Halleren)
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The banks have discovered that there are counterfeit bills in circulation. Lambert Chase, the famous detective, is brought into service and he learns that the only bank whose notes or bills have not been counterfeited, is the Reliance Bank. Upon further investigation, he finds that their largest cash depositor is one Rochester, who is proprietor of a large department store. Detective Chase starts with this clue and instructs Walton, Chief of the Secret Service, to secure a position in the store as a manager of one of the departments. With strong recommendations, Walton has no trouble in becoming an employee of the store. He soon finds out that Rochester is making larger daily deposits in the Reliance Bank than he is taking in at his store. Chase visits Rochester's place as a building inspector. Showing his badge, he is allowed to inspect the building. In the cellar he discovers a part of it partitioned off by brick walls, with no evident means of admission. He concludes that the ... Written by Moving Picture World synopsis

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2 January 1913 (USA)  »

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Magasinets Mysterier  »

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1.33 : 1
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