The precious Cremona, owned by the old violin maker, is his model to equal which is his one ambition. Upon retiring for the night he locks it in the drawer of his cabinet with the same ... See full summary »

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An Old Musician
Leo Delaney ...
A Vagabond Violinist
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The precious Cremona, owned by the old violin maker, is his model to equal which is his one ambition. Upon retiring for the night he locks it in the drawer of his cabinet with the same anxiety he would his own soul. He is not well asleep when a poverty-stricken violinist of former fame breaks into the shop, forces open the cabinet and takes out the violin. At once he thinks of his achievements in concert and his greatness in public. As he clasps the Cremona to his bosom he sees pasted on the wall an announcement of a violin contest to be held the following evening. He steals the coveted instrument and, in all his rags and tatters, appears as a participant in the contest. His skill and all the spirit of his being is thrown into the great Cremona and amid the applause and bravos of the audience, he is presented with the first prize, a magnificent sliver cup. His heart is filled with rejoicing and gladness. At midnight he returns to the violin-maker's shop. Finding the place in darkness ... Written by Moving Picture World synopsis

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6 April 1912 (USA)  »

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