A young heiress had two suitors, one a French nobleman, with a long line of ancestors and wealth, and the other, a bright, young American businessman. The girl's aunt, with visions of ... See full summary »

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A young heiress had two suitors, one a French nobleman, with a long line of ancestors and wealth, and the other, a bright, young American businessman. The girl's aunt, with visions of society in her mind's eye, favors the nobleman and is hurt and grieved when the girl selects the American. The baron, who never thought for a moment that his suit would be rejected, vows vengeance on his successful rival, and induces the aunt to aid him in his plot. When the young man calls to see his fiancée, he finds she is out and waits for her in the room where the baron and the aunt sit. A few moments later, the servant, attracted by cries, rushes in to find the baron lying wounded on the floor with his rival bending over him, a knife in his hand. The baron and the aunt both swear that Jack did the stabbing. The servant and a policeman see him with the knife. It is a clear case, according to the jury, and Jack is sent to prison for ten years. But his sweetheart is faithful to him and determines to ... Written by Moving Picture World synopsis

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17 February 1911 (USA)  »

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