A widow and a widower are neighbors. Both have children, the widow a daughter, the widower a son. As these children are always quarreling with each other, it causes a heated discussion ... See full summary »

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Barbara Tennant ...
Miss Perry
Guy Hedlund ...
Guy - the Clubman
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A widow and a widower are neighbors. Both have children, the widow a daughter, the widower a son. As these children are always quarreling with each other, it causes a heated discussion between the parents and one day one family moved away. A few years later the young son, now grown to manhood, has become a "good fellow" at the club, spending his money freely and having no desire to work. He receives a letter from his father saying that he must stop loafing, otherwise he will receive no more assistance. To show the other members of the club that he has grit in him, he signs a contract with them whereby he is to start out without a cent and earn $10,000 within a year. He makes a start by getting a position as bellboy in a fashionable hotel in which resides Miss Edith Perry, the owner of the motorboat "Lightning Edith," which is to compete in the race to come off that day. Through the fact that he is generally conceded to be a worthy business man, Joe Burns, an underworld leader, bribes ... Written by Moving Picture World synopsis

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18 June 1913 (USA)  »

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