When James Armitage, a wealthy young man, is jilted by Clare Wendell, he leaves for Burma after committing the care of his estate to his lawyer. Years later he is informed that Clare is a ... See full summary »

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Earle Williams ...
James Armitage
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Doris Athelstone
James Abrams ...
Samuel Boardman
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Betty Burlingham
Margaret Allen ...
Clare Wendell
Harry Lonsdale ...
Bob Burlington
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When James Armitage, a wealthy young man, is jilted by Clare Wendell, he leaves for Burma after committing the care of his estate to his lawyer. Years later he is informed that Clare is a widow. His old love for her flames anew and he returns to find that the lawyer has absconded with half of his fortune and that his mansion has been sold to the father of Doris Athelstone. Armitage's love for Clare dies, and an investigation reveals to him that the lawyer is in reality the thief and the father of Doris, and that the young girl, who has not seen her father since she was a baby, is under the impression that he is an explorer. In his love for Doris, who is the sole occupant of his mansion, he keeps this a secret, but is impelled to disclose the facts to her when, entering his house for some papers, he is shot by Doris. He starts out to unravel the mystery and locates the father dying in Yucatan. The old man tells Armitage that he stole to keep his daughter from want, and forgiven, he ... Written by Moving Picture World synopsis

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24 June 1918 (USA)  »

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