The Millionaire, who had lived an idle, selfish life, was shocked and surprised when his doctor told him that his physical condition was such that he must abandon his city pleasures and ... See full summary »
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The Gold-Seeking Country Boy
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John Sterling
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Jud, the Successful Lover
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The Country Girl
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The Millionaire, who had lived an idle, selfish life, was shocked and surprised when his doctor told him that his physical condition was such that he must abandon his city pleasures and lead a simple existence. On the advice of the physician the millionaire started out on a long walking tour, and there was nothing about him to indicate that he was a man of wealth. In the course of his journeying, he sprained his ankle, and was given open-handed hospitality at a little farm house. His hosts were an old woman and her two children, a beautiful daughter, and a small and very energetic son. The family fortunes were not flourishing, and the boy was convinced that he would be able to restore them by discovering buried treasure. It afforded the millionaire much amusement, but he did not tease the boy, as almost from the start they became great friends. The beautiful daughter made a great impression upon the millionaire, and before he realized it, he was hopelessly in love. He dreamed of ... Written by Moving Picture World synopsis

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30 July 1912 (USA)  »

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