The first part of the picture shows the bringing up of Mrs. Lirriper's adopted grandson, Jemmy Jackman Lirriper, by Mrs. Lirriper and the Major, their games and their affection for each ... See full summary »

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Mrs. Lirriper
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Major Jackman
Courtenay Foote ...
Mr. Edson
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M. Fleury
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Jemmy Jackson Lirriper - age 10
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Jeremy Jackson Lirriper - age 4
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The first part of the picture shows the bringing up of Mrs. Lirriper's adopted grandson, Jemmy Jackman Lirriper, by Mrs. Lirriper and the Major, their games and their affection for each other. They send him to a boarding school. Just before his vacation, Mrs. Lirriper receives a visit from a man from the French Consul telling her that an Englishman who is sick at Sens, France, has made her his sole heir. She is puzzled to know who it is, and makes up her mind that she, the Major and Jemmy will visit Sens and if possible see the dying man. Arriving at Sens, Mrs. Lirriper is shown to the sick man's room. At first he is so changed that she does not recognize him, but when he looks at her, she knows it is Jemmy's father Edson, who deserted his wife. At first she upbraids him, but struck with pity at his miserable condition, she prays for him, and then when he asks to see Jemmy she brings the boy to him, though of course, without telling him who the sick man is. Jemmy kisses his father, ... Written by Moving Picture World synopsis

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5 December 1912 (USA)  »

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Den gamle Major  »

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