"Never part with this cross; it was your father's." These were the last words of Paul Darner's mother as she placed the cross about his neck. A few months later the young clergyman accepts ... See full summary »

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Rev. Paul Damer
Florence Hackett ...
Iris Temple
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Rev. John Temple - Iris' Father
Harry Kendall ...
Clifford Moore
Clara Lambert ...
Mrs. Brunton
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"Never part with this cross; it was your father's." These were the last words of Paul Darner's mother as she placed the cross about his neck. A few months later the young clergyman accepts an offer to take a parish at Glenwood, with an invitation to make his home with John Temple, a wealthy churchman. There he meets Iris, daughter of Temple, and Mary Gray, her cousin. Mary immediately falls in love with Paul, but the latter soon becomes infatuated with Iris, though she is very indifferent toward the young clergyman until she learns from the dashing widow, Mrs. Brunton, of Mary's love for him. Iris then determines, as a matter of conquest, to win the minister. When Paul declares his love for Iris, Temple readily gives his consent. Through the persistent pleas of the lively widow, Iris is led to accept her invitations as of old, and it was due to her failure to return home at the proper hour on one occasion which prompted her father to go in search of her. Instead of Iris being at Mrs. ... Written by Moving Picture World synopsis

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18 April 1913 (USA)  »

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