Kate waits at the railroad terminal for her sweetheart, Tom, the engineer. While signing the register in the telegraph office, Kate suggests the telegraph code for signal purposes. That ... See full summary »

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Kate waits at the railroad terminal for her sweetheart, Tom, the engineer. While signing the register in the telegraph office, Kate suggests the telegraph code for signal purposes. That night Kate puts the plan in operation by signaling with a light from her window as Tom on his engine rushes by. A few months later, while visiting her father's office, Kate becomes suspicious of his clerk. Telling of her suspicions, her father decides to examine his accounts at home that night. When Mr. Wilson asks for the cash book and ledger to take home with him, the clerk's fears are aroused and he plans to destroy his false entries. When the house is dark he crawls in through a window, makes his way to the library and searches for the hooks. Kate, coming downstairs to signal to her sweetheart, catches the clerk trying to open her father's desk. A struggle takes place and Kate is finally bound to a chair, leaning forward, she pulls a cord attached to an electric lamp on the table and signals to her... Written by Moving Picture World synopsis

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20 December 1911 (USA)  »

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Flashes in the Night  »

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