Tom Blake is a star pitcher. An old ball player who knows the "ropes" advises Tom to save his money. He is told to cut out the gay hotel life and seek a good boarding house where he can get... See full summary »

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Webster Campbell ...
Tom Blake
Neva Gerber ...
Cynthia Hodges
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Bob Hodges - Cynthia's Brother
Lucille Ward ...
Aunt Priscilla
Bessie Banks ...
Aunt Angela
Rae Berger ...
Rev. Mr. Duncan (as Ray Berger)
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Tom Blake is a star pitcher. An old ball player who knows the "ropes" advises Tom to save his money. He is told to cut out the gay hotel life and seek a good boarding house where he can get good food and plenty of sleep. Tom meets Cynthia Hodges and arranges to take a room at the home of her aunts, Priscilla and Angela. During the first meal, Tom learns that the aunts are terribly set against baseball, so he decides to keep his profession secret. While tidying up his room the aunts discover a pair of spiked baseball shoes. They come to the conclusion that their new roomer is a porch climber, for surely those are porch climber's shoes. The parson calls. He professes ignorance as to the shoes and a stick of hickory found in Tom's room. They ask Tom his profession. He says he is a pipe organ salesman. Then Cynthia's brother, Bob, returns from his vacation. Cynthia, who is in on Tom's deception, takes Bob into her confidence. The aunts decide that Tom must go. Bob promises to fix things ... Written by Moving Picture World synopsis

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24 August 1915 (USA)  »

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