Jack Bryson, a young clerk, thinks himself in love with Maizie, one of the stenographers. But when the daughter of his employer, Penelope, calls at the office, he falls a victim to her ... See full summary »

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Jack Bryson
Flora Parker DeHaven ...
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Millard K. Wilson ...
Henry
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Penelope
Jessie Arnold ...
Daisy
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Jack Bryson, a young clerk, thinks himself in love with Maizie, one of the stenographers. But when the daughter of his employer, Penelope, calls at the office, he falls a victim to her charms. Henry, the secretary, is also in love with Maizie and seeks to win her; but she is in love with Jack and will not accept the secretary's attentions. Jack proposes to Penelope, who tells him her father would never consent to their marriage unless he had a certain sum of money. Jack attempts getting this by gambling and has secured the right sum when he chances to meet a chorus girl named Daisy. He falls in love with her. She demands twice the sum that Penelope's father demanded, and he starts gambling again in an endeavor to get that amount. Henry, who has persuaded Jack to try gambling, brings Maizie to the gambling house that she may see what sort of a chap Jack is. Yet with the perversity of woman, she still loves Jack and scorns Henry. Penelope is waiting for Jack on the corner with a ... Written by Moving Picture World synopsis

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15 February 1917 (USA)  »

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