Mr. and Mrs. Tinsdale, a wealthy couple, after the death of their little daughter, are inconsolable until one day they visit an orphan asylum and see a sweet little deaf and dumb girl, whom... See full summary »

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Mr. Tinsdale - the Foster Father
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Mrs. Tinsdale - the Foster Mother
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The Little Deaf Mute Girl
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The Burglar
Robert Thornby
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Mr. and Mrs. Tinsdale, a wealthy couple, after the death of their little daughter, are inconsolable until one day they visit an orphan asylum and see a sweet little deaf and dumb girl, whom they decide to adopt. In order to converse with her they learn to talk in the sign language. Some months later, Mr. Tinsdale, who has been entrusted with some valuable papers and money, is obliged to take them home and keep them overnight. A burglar, who has a knowledge of Mr. Tinsdale's possessions, breaks into the house to rob him of the valuables. The thief enters the bedroom in which the safe is located. He finds Mrs. Tinsdale in bed. Intimidating her with his revolver, he threatens to shoot her if she speaks. Her husband is heard approaching the room and the burglar hides behind the head of the bed. The owner of the house notices his wife's perturbed expression and is about to ask her the cause, when she cautions him to keep silent by placing her finger to her lips. She then communicates with ... Written by Moving Picture World synopsis

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29 November 1911 (USA)  »

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