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A club candidate proves his parentage to win the vicar's daughter.





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The Vicar's Daughter
The Artist
James LaFre ...
The Toper


We are introduced to a young man, Frank, who is supposed to be the son of a celebrated artist. Frank and another young man are rivals for the presidency of a well-known club. Shortly before the election the rival discovers that Frank is not really the artist's son. He causes this information to be published in a newspaper, and upon being confronted with it, the artist is forced to admit the truth. He took Frank when a small boy from the Old Foundlings and brought him up as his own son. With Frank the artist visits the foundlings and there finds, as the only clue to the former's parentage, a very curious drawing of a chicken sitting on a large weight, with a hammer on one side and a pair of shears on the other. From this the artist is able to guess the place of his birth, and even the suggestion of his name. Following up the clue Frank visits the town of Dorking, where he meets the vicar's charming daughter. Her interest is immediately enlisted. The first name they find leads them the ... Written by Moving Picture World synopsis

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Short | Drama | Romance





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18 October 1912 (USA)  »

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1.33 : 1
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