The story opens with the broker, who, as the head of the company, was promising quick returns on investments, suddenly disappears. Another "get-rich-quick" bubble had exploded. The case was... See full summary »

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The story opens with the broker, who, as the head of the company, was promising quick returns on investments, suddenly disappears. Another "get-rich-quick" bubble had exploded. The case was ordinary, it was averred by the officials, for the man had imposed on a gullible public and made off with their money to live in ease in some distant country. But there was a different story. The man had been the victim of a scheming couple. He was the tool of two wizards of high finance who used him to cover their tracks and take the blame for their misdeeds. The escape of the broker had been accomplished in a clever manner. While his daughter detained the detectives by talking to them, he left the table of a dinner party given at his home and from that time no trace of him To help the needy ones who had suffered by the apparent mismanagement of her father, the girl turned over all her property to the creditors and withdrew to earn her livelihood by working in a dressmaking establishment. Among ... Written by Moving Picture World synopsis

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banker | millionaire | swindler | See All (3) »

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1 June 1916 (USA)  »

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