Jimmie Conyers works in a big New York office building, where even air and light are precious and the air shafts are narrow and deep. Just across the shaft on which his window opens Bess ... See full summary »

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Jimmie Conyers
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Jimmie Conyers works in a big New York office building, where even air and light are precious and the air shafts are narrow and deep. Just across the shaft on which his window opens Bess Fairkirk presides over the typewriter in a lawyer's office. She is not acquainted with Jimmie, but that does not prevent her from appreciating the fact that he is manly and handsome and, well, appreciative of her own good points. They leave the office about the same hour and Jimmie follows Bess into a quick lunch place, where she has a cup of tea to take the place of the lunch omitted because of the pressure of work. When she goes out she takes Jimmie's umbrella instead of her own and Jimmie welcomes the chance to speak to her. He jumps up to follow her, but before he can rush out the watchful cashier calls to her aid a couple of the waitresses and Jimmie has to pay his check. With this handicap he is barely able to board the same elevated train that she takes. As she leaves the station it commences ... Written by Moving Picture World synopsis

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Short | Drama | Romance

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28 September 1909 (USA)  »

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Released as a split reel along with Onawanda; or, An Indian's Devotion (1909). See more »

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