Mr. Martin and his daughter are alone in the garden when Mr. Martin announces to his child that he is about to be married again, and that he hopes her new mother and her stepsister will ... See full summary »

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Mrs. Martin - the Heartless Wife and Stepmother
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Mr. Martin
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The Stepmother's Spoiled Daughter
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Mr. Martin and his daughter are alone in the garden when Mr. Martin announces to his child that he is about to be married again, and that he hopes her new mother and her stepsister will find a warm spot in her heart. The motherless girl promises to do her best to make the newcomers happy, and about a week later, when they arrive, after the wedding, she does her best to accomplish it, but from the outset she is repulsed by the haughty woman and her proud daughter, who have entered her home. There is a day of reckoning coming, however. Young Wardwell, a wealthy young fellow in the neighborhood, has called a number of times, and Mr. Martin's step-daughter is deeply in love with him. Wardwell, however, loves the little girl whose life is now so miserable. Finally Mr. Martin dies, and his daughter is ordered from the house by her stepmother. As she is about to leave, Wardwell meets her and proposes, and as they leave the house together, they are stopped by the family attorney, who takes ... Written by Moving Picture World synopsis

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28 June 1911 (USA)  »

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La marâtre  »

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