Mr. Morris, a banker, is visited one day by a stranger who introduces himself as the son of an old friend who has died and presents a letter from his father asking that Morris look after ... See full summary »

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Mr. Morris - a Banker
Adele Lane
Burton L. King
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Mr. Morris, a banker, is visited one day by a stranger who introduces himself as the son of an old friend who has died and presents a letter from his father asking that Morris look after his son. The banker is deeply touched and readily accepts the charge, introducing the boy to his daughter and accepting him as one of the family. The boy, Ralph Marsdon, quickly becomes a spendthrift. He is dissipated, and Mr. Morris, who has learned to care for him almost as his own son, is greatly grieved. Ralph becomes heavily involved and Mr. Morris, weary of the many demands made upon him, refuses him to give more money. Pressed to the wall by his importunate creditors. Ralph forges his adopted fathers name to a cheque, which he gets cashed. The cashier is suspicious and calls at the home of the banker. In order to prevent a scandal, the banker tells the cashier that the cheque is his. After the cashier has left, however, he denounces Ralph as an ingrate and tells him that on the morrow he must ... Written by Moving Picture World synopsis

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20 June 1912 (USA)  »

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