John Wilson is made unhappy by the whims of his wife. Their little girl, Marion, is John's consolation. Mrs. Wilson decides to leave John, and forthwith packs her trunk and departs. While ... See full summary »

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John Wilson
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Marion Wilson as an Adult
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Jim Connors as an Adult
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Little Roy Wilson (unconfirmed)
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John Wilson is made unhappy by the whims of his wife. Their little girl, Marion, is John's consolation. Mrs. Wilson decides to leave John, and forthwith packs her trunk and departs. While Mrs. Wilson was preparing to leave, Marion sees an auto stop at the curb a few doors away. She decides to play a joke "on mamma," and crawls into the tonneau of the machine and falls asleep. The owner of the car enters and drives away, unconscious of the child in the back. John reaches home for dinner and discovers his wife and child gone. In the meantime the auto with the child has reached another town. The owner stops at a house and enters. Marion, awakened, creeps out of auto, looks around at the unfamiliar surroundings. Frightened, she wanders away crying. Jim Connors, a newsboy, returning home finds the little tot asleep and carries her into the house to his mother. Jim and his good mother do all in their power to make Marion contented and as years pass she grows into a beautiful girl. Jim, an ... Written by Moving Picture World synopsis

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15 April 1912 (USA)  »

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