George Winslow became fascinated by the charms of a widow and was soon devoting more time to her than to his wife and child. Mrs. Winslow suspected the state of affairs, but concealer her ... See full summary »
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George Winslow became fascinated by the charms of a widow and was soon devoting more time to her than to his wife and child. Mrs. Winslow suspected the state of affairs, but concealer her grief. Her brother, Jack Norton, arrived with his friend, Bob, for a visit. Jack soon had the whole story from her and he and Bob determined to take a hand. That evening there was a ball at the hotel, at which Winslow was attentive to the widow. His attentions were distracted by a most handsome woman. She was attended by two young men, who were evidently very anxious for her favor. Winslow drew near for a better look and was amazed to see that the handsome woman was his wife. He forgot the widow, and Bob became her cavalier. Jack, disguised with a mustache, escorted Mrs. Winslow. Thus, Mr. Winslow was deserted. Deeply did he regret his inattention to his wife. He followed his wife and her escort and discovered them making love; the man was kissing her. Thinking her lost to him forever, Winslow ... Written by Moving Picture World synopsis

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16 December 1911 (USA)  »

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The story is complicated with details that tend to obscure the main thread
8 June 2016 | by (Chicago) – See all my reviews

An affinity story. Few of the pictures that have handled this theme have had any real heart-interest and most have been positively unpleasant. This is no exception to the rule. The story is complicated with details that tend to obscure the main thread; they militate against the story's interest and make it, in the early scenes, drag. The wife saw with sorrow her husband and father of her child falling under the spell of a fascinating widow. Her brother had only met her husband once. She confided her trouble to him and his friend. His friend at once begins a flirtation with the widow and later marries her. The brother, slightly disguised, begins a mock flirtation with the wife. This leaves the husband, one might say, out both coming and going. It brings him back contrite. - The Moving Picture World, December 30, 1911


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