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Jack Denning
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Jack Denning, "The Man from the East," tiring of his dance hall queen, Flora, determines to return to his wife, when he receives a letter from an attorney telling him he is heir to a fortune. Flora is broken hearted, for she had given up her dance hall life to be with Jack. She asks for her John back again and determines to get even by fleecing every man she meets. Jack has returned to his wife in the east and through bad speculation loses his fortune. In the hope of getting another stake, Jack returns to the gold fields, where, after five years of hard work, he strikes it. rich. He drops into the dance hall for a farewell drink before returning home, tells of his good fortune and is promptly singled out by the proprietor as an "easy mark." They proceed to get Jack stupidly drunk and send for Flora. His brain numbed by the liquor, Jack fails to recognize Flora, who, in turn, is deceived by his beard. While searching Jack, Flora finds a letter from his wife, telling him how glad she ... Written by Moving Picture World synopsis

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2 October 1914 (USA)  »

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