Henry Boardman has no interest in life except his law business, to which he has devoted himself so tirelessly that he has undermined his health. The realization of this comes when he faints... See full summary »

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Henry Boardman has no interest in life except his law business, to which he has devoted himself so tirelessly that he has undermined his health. The realization of this comes when he faints in his office. Staggering toward his door, he draws his handkerchief from his pocket, and presses it against his face, at the same time dropping his pocket-book. The purse is found by Tessa, a little Italian apple girl. She takes it home, resolved to send it by mail. This course meets with the approval of her parents, but not with that of Pedro, her unscrupulous lover. Tessa finds money and papers in the pocket-book and mails these. Pedro protests in vain against this incomprehensible honesty. The next morning Boardman receives his money and papers, and resolves to visit their finder. He finds Tessa and her parents in their poor tenement home. Boardman returns home, removes his beard, assumes the garb of a working man, and returning to the tenement, rents a room from the girl's parents, they and ... Written by Moving Picture World synopsis

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14 April 1912 (USA)  »

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