Employed as secretary to Howard Abele, Marjorie Abbott attracts the attention of Sydney, her employer's son, who falls desperately in love with her. Mr. Abele is strenuously opposed to ... See full summary »

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Howard Johns, a Millionaire
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Richard Johns, Howard's Son
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Dave (as George Healey)
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Nell Lane
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Nell's Mother
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James Morrison
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Employed as secretary to Howard Abele, Marjorie Abbott attracts the attention of Sydney, her employer's son, who falls desperately in love with her. Mr. Abele is strenuously opposed to their marriage and he quarrels with his son. Marjorie has a half-brother, Dave, who is of an inventive turn of mind. Sydney has introduced him to Mr. Abele, who becomes interested in the young man and tries to promote a mechanical device which Marjorie's brother has submitted to him. The young fellow imagines that his benefactor is holding his invention and trying to get possession of it himself. He demands money from Mr. Abele. One day, just as Mr. Abele has started his dictograph to dictate a letter, Dave, Marjorie's brother, enters. He quarrels with the millionaire, and in passion, kills him. The dictograph has registered all that has passed between them and the threats of the murderer. Sydney Abele is arrested on suspicion of having killed his father. As his trial is progressing, Marjorie, who has ... Written by Moving Picture World synopsis

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Crime | Drama | Short

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7 June 1912 (USA)  »

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