This story opens with the wedding of Dorothy Gray to John Gregory. Their union is ideally happy and a child is born. Not long after this event, John is caught in an unfortunate cotton deal ... See full summary »

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John Gregory
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This story opens with the wedding of Dorothy Gray to John Gregory. Their union is ideally happy and a child is born. Not long after this event, John is caught in an unfortunate cotton deal and is obliged to borrow fifty thousand dollars from a supposed friend. This man is a banker, David Elton, and, unknown to John, has endeavored to make love to Dorothy. The money is borrowed on a call note for three days. The night before it is due, Dorothy, not knowing the state of affairs, gives a ball. The banker being one of the guests, John asks him for an extension, which is refused. This conversation is overheard by Dorothy. She is stunned, but rallying from the shock, decides to find a way out of the difficulty. She sends for a diamond broker, who lends her the necessary amount, and she goes to the bank and lifts the note, being very heavily veiled to avoid recognition. As she leaves, the banker enters and, catching a glimpse of her, questions the clerk. All he knows is that a "woman" has ... Written by Moving Picture World synopsis

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15 June 1912 (USA)  »

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