Shelley, the lawyer, wins the hand of Emily Davis against his rival, Dr. Harry Wales. Dr. Wales remains their friend, but his love for the girl never dies. Time passes and the young doctor ... See full summary »

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Shelley / Walter Stone (re-release)
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Emily Davis / Irene Stone (re-release)
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Dr. Harry Wales / Dr. Rollins (re-release)
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Dr. Arthur Cox / Dr. Douglas (re-release)
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Shelley, the lawyer, wins the hand of Emily Davis against his rival, Dr. Harry Wales. Dr. Wales remains their friend, but his love for the girl never dies. Time passes and the young doctor becomes the city physician. There has been a leper scare in the city; the papers are full of the subject. Shelley returns home one evening ill and Dr. Wales is sent for. When he arrives, by the mental suggestion of the wife, the thought comes to him to say that Shelley might have leprosy. Dr. Arthur Cox, the young assistant, is in the power of Dr. Wales and he is forced to sign the blood test paper. Shelley is sent to the island prior to his leaving for the leper colony on Maloki, H.I. In the meantime, Dr. Wales has attempted to make love to Mrs. Shelley and on the day the steamer sails, he forces his attentions too strongly. Cox rebels. Remorse comes to him and he runs to the house and tells Mrs. Shelley the test was a false one. She hurries to the steamer just in time to save her husband from ... Written by Moving Picture World synopsis

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26 January 1914 (USA)  »

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The Doctor's Deception  »

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