Tea is served during an afternoon visit of Sybil with her friend Mabel Brown. Sybil begs Mabel to tell her fortune from the tea leaves in her cup. Walter, Mabel's older brother, is in love ... See full summary »

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Sybil
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Walter Brown, a Young Politician
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Tea is served during an afternoon visit of Sybil with her friend Mabel Brown. Sybil begs Mabel to tell her fortune from the tea leaves in her cup. Walter, Mabel's older brother, is in love with Sybil. Mabel complies, and at the same time puts in a good word for Walter. She tells Sybil that she will cross the water, come into possession of a fortune and marry a man with a title. This is the way her fortune came true: Mabel's little brother hides his little clay pig bank with its savings at the foot of a tree on the opposite side of a brook in a nearby wood. Walter takes Sybil for a walk and he helps her across the brook. They hesitate at the tree where the little brother has hidden his bank. Sybil impatiently strikes her parasol upon the ground and comes in contact with the bank, which, upon investigation, she finds. They return to Mabel, and Sybil tells her that her fortune came true. She crossed the water, came into possession of a small fortune, but, she asks, "Where is the ... Written by Moving Picture World synopsis

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14 September 1912 (USA)  »

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Released as a split reel along with the comedy-drama Popular Betty (1912). See more »

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