A young owner of a mine in the west, is told that the mine is not particularly valuable but that by high finance methods a great deal of money can be made out of the proposition. In other ... See full summary »

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Willis Secord ...
Bob Morton - the Young Miner
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Blake - an Eastern Financier
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Jean Nelson - the Stenographer
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Jean's Father
Margery Bonney Erskine ...
Jean's Mother (as Mrs. Wallace Erskine)
Edna May Weick ...
Jean's Little Sister
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A young owner of a mine in the west, is told that the mine is not particularly valuable but that by high finance methods a great deal of money can be made out of the proposition. In other words that the money from the sale of stock can be much more easily gotten than the gold from the mine itself. Ashamed of himself he yet accepts the offer and after organization of the company, comes to New York. Money pours in and the business is more than prosperous though both the partners know that it is only a question time when a collapse must come. One of the employees, a stenographer, attracts the attention of young Morton, the owner of the mine, an attention which becomes fixed by her refusal to go to the theater or to ride in his automobile with him. Matters drag along until a small legacy is left to her father and believing in the genuineness of Morton's mine, she comes and offers the money for investment in the stock. It is too much for Morton and he would refuse the offer, but Blake, his... Written by Moving Picture World synopsis

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30 July 1912 (USA)  »

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