We see the old home with the grandfather sitting on the porch waiting for his granddaughter, Betty. They go into the library and the old man comments on the great likeness which she bears ... See full summary »

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Betty
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Colonel Speer - Betty's Grandfather
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Robert Wilson - Betty's Sweetheart
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Henry Matthews - The Favored One
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John Stoneham - A Lawyer
Richard Ridgely ...
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We see the old home with the grandfather sitting on the porch waiting for his granddaughter, Betty. They go into the library and the old man comments on the great likeness which she bears to her grandmother whose oil painting rests on an easel. Then are introduced two suitors, one favored and one disliked. The latter realizes he is not cared for and plots to win her at any cost. The grandfather in his attempt to raise money is discussing the matter at the club with his lawyer when he is overheard by the rejected suitor. Here is the long looked for opening; the deed lost and the title not clear, he will loan him the money on the condition that Betty become his wife. When the matter is explained to Betty she strongly objects and the grandfather is at a loss what to do. They finally decide on a thorough search of the whole house. In the search she goes to the attic and in an old hair cloth trunk she discovers the same dress as worn by her grandmother in the old painting. This she puts on... Written by Moving Picture World synopsis

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7 March 1913 (USA)  »

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