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The District Attorney's Brother (1914)

Frank and Jack are twin brothers in college. Frank is a hardworking student while Jack is a college sport. Through trickery on Jack's part, he steals Frank's examination papers, and thus ... See full summary »

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Frank - the District Attorney
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The Widow
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Jack - Frank's Twin Brother (as Jack Ford)
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Frank and Jack are twin brothers in college. Frank is a hardworking student while Jack is a college sport. Through trickery on Jack's part, he steals Frank's examination papers, and thus passes his final examinations with high honors. Frank leaves college in disgrace, having failed in his examinations through his brother's deceit. Jack thereupon wins the love of the girl in whom his brother was also interested. They marry and Frank starts to go downhill. In after years, Jack is elected district attorney through the assistance of his brother, Frank, who prepares all his speeches and engineers his campaign. As in days past, Jack shows his ungratefulness and neglects his brother. Discouraged. Frank joins a gang of thieves, and is caught when committing a robbery. His brother, Jack, sends him up despite the pleadings of his wife. At the time of Frank's release from prison the district attorney is handling the most important case of his career. The night before the case comes to trial Jack... Written by Moving Picture World synopsis

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8 December 1914 (USA)  »

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