Tom and Bill become two inseparable partners when Tom saves the latter from a watery grave. They live very comfortably together in a small hut, and when Tom starts to pay attentions to ... See full summary »

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Tom and Bill become two inseparable partners when Tom saves the latter from a watery grave. They live very comfortably together in a small hut, and when Tom starts to pay attentions to Sallie, Bill considers "the old female" an intruder and watches the progress of the love match with jealousy. One evening Tom confesses to his partner that he is about to be married, and this so enrages Bill that he knocks Tom down and leaves the room. After the wedding Tom and his bride meet Bill, who refuses to recognize his old friend. He leaves a note for Tom saving that since he has married "the old female" he would only be in the way and therefore was leaving on a long voyage. Five years elapse. Sallie is sitting at the seashore playing with her two little youngsters, and Bill, who just returned from his trip, meets them by chance. The chubby faces and pretty blue eyes of the little ones soften Bill's heart, and before he is aware of it he is reconciled to his old friend and "the old female." The ... Written by Moving Picture World synopsis

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12 December 1910 (USA)  »

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