The Unexpected: A convivial group around the bar. Weary Willie blows in. A human wreck. Amuses the crowd. Gets free drink. Chance word awakens pride. A soul laid bare. His Life's Story: ... See full summary »

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Charles Inslee
William V. Ranous
David Wall
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The Unexpected: A convivial group around the bar. Weary Willie blows in. A human wreck. Amuses the crowd. Gets free drink. Chance word awakens pride. A soul laid bare. His Life's Story: Dramatic recital. Vivid portrayal. Each scene described shown as in a vision on the mirror behind the bar. Each heart touched. Auditors held spell-bound. Studio Life: Tells of happy artist days. "In Bohemia." Boon companions. Free from care. Works hard. Wins success. Gains prizes. Becomes rich. Home, Sweet Home: How he meets beautiful model. Love at first sight. Happily married. Fine home. Life a dream. The Serpent Enters Eden: Paints friend's portrait, Wife and friend meet, Husband unsuspecting. Friend wins wife. The Awakening: Wife deserts home. Leaves note. Husband returns. Reads "Gone with a handsomer man." Heart broken. Ambition dies. Hope dies. Crushed. The Downward Path: Forsakes art. Seeks wife. Search fruitless. Sinks lower. Ever downward. Still drifting. A human "derelict." The Face on the ... Written by Moving Picture World synopsis

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22 July 1908 (USA)  »

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The Bar Room  »

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Released as a split reel along with Fly Paper (1908). See more »

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