Joe, the hostler at the "Magpie," wooed and won fair Annie and through years of cloudless sky a baby crept into their house and grew into childhood. One day down the lane chanced a ... See full summary »

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Joe, the hostler at the "Magpie," wooed and won fair Annie and through years of cloudless sky a baby crept into their house and grew into childhood. One day down the lane chanced a gentleman to roam. Little baby laughed and smiled at him and the child that Joe and Annie had prayed for brought about the mother's sin. 'Ostler Joe came home one night to find the house deserted. Fair Annie had listened to tales of a great city and, forgetting everything, love, honor, child and husband, she had gone with the handsome gentleman who had passed by one day. Years passed by and Annie rose to fame and glory, but the law of compensation followed out its course. One day Joe read in the paper that the woman he had loved and who had deserted him, was dying in a London garret, destitute, poverty-stricken and alone. Death found her locked in those strong arms that had held her as a bride, and whose love had never faltered; a great, strong love that was higher and deeper than sin and a woman's weakness... Written by Moving Picture World synopsis

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28 September 1912 (USA)  »

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