The opal ring belongs to the kindly old aunt. Her grand-niece desired it, but the aunt refused it, vaguely believing in the old superstition that surrounded it. Perhaps it was a whim that ... See full summary »

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Alice
Alexander Gaden ...
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Charles Prince ...
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The opal ring belongs to the kindly old aunt. Her grand-niece desired it, but the aunt refused it, vaguely believing in the old superstition that surrounded it. Perhaps it was a whim that caused the girl to place the securing of the opal ring as a test for her affection. Or perhaps she wished to prove conclusively the falsity of the superstition. Certainly she little dreamed of the tragic results that were to follow when she told the two young men, both in love with her, that the one who secured it from the old aunt could claim her. Alice in her heart believed the one she favored would secure it, for she knew that the old aunt favored him. The play starts out almost as a comedy. Then comes the forest shaft, in the shape of a letter from the aunt. The letter states that the opal ring was almost stolen. "I recognized the would-be robber, a worthless tenant of mine, and frightened him away!'" says the aunt. The two suitors, Fred and Will, decide to act at once before anything happens to ... Written by Moving Picture World synopsis

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5 March 1914 (USA)  »

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