Wilbur Emmett, a prosperous young banker, finds that he has made a mistake in asking Beryl Ross, a social butterfly, to become his wife, and breaks the engagement to marry Fern Barclay. The... See full summary »

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Tom Moore ...
Wilbur Emmett
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Fern Barclay
Ethel Phillips ...
Beryl Ross
Richard Purdon ...
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Wilbur Emmett, a prosperous young banker, finds that he has made a mistake in asking Beryl Ross, a social butterfly, to become his wife, and breaks the engagement to marry Fern Barclay. The hatred which the disappointed girl bears Fern prompts her to call on the happy couple in the guise of a friend, that she may discover an opportunity to be revenged. Some time later Beryl invites Fern to a meeting of the whist club and after much urging, the wife consents to go. Fern loses her money and starts home, but Beryl induces her to accept a loan and gives her I.O.U. Soon afterwards Beryl calls and demands payment of the money advanced and Fern, wishing to keep the affair a secret from her husband, begs for time. She attempts to dispose of her jewels, but meets Wilbur as she is entering a pawnshop and pretends to be admiring some Jewels in the window. Beryl becomes so insistent that Fern takes the money from Wilbur's private safe and endeavors to create the impression that robbers have ... Written by Moving Picture World synopsis

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4 July 1913 (USA)  »

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