John Strang, head of the firm of Strang & Co., is ordered away for a rest by his physician. He sailed for South America, leaving O'Rear his junior partner, in charge of the business. O'Rear... See full summary »

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John Strang - Head of the Firm
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Flo Dixon - the Office Favorite
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Jimmy - Flo's Sweetheart (as Edmund F. Cobb)
Thomas Commerford ...
Edward Ducjsib - Head Bookkeeper
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O'Rear - the Junior Partner
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John Strang, head of the firm of Strang & Co., is ordered away for a rest by his physician. He sailed for South America, leaving O'Rear his junior partner, in charge of the business. O'Rear immediately discharges all the old employees and replaces them with young blood. Among those discharged is Edward Dickson, who has been head bookkeeper for 30 years. He becomes ill and is slowly pining away as a result of his dismissal. Flo Dickson, the office favorite, and Jimmy, the stenographer, who is in love with her, risk their positions with the firm by writing a letter to the old man telling him to return to work, signing the president's name. Almost certain that he will not recover they wish to make his last hours happy ones. He begins to recover. About this time O'Rear closes a contract with a construction company, the heads of which are crooks. John Strang returns from South America just in time to save his firm from bankruptcy. He tells O'Rear the old employees knew the record of this ... Written by Moving Picture World synopsis

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15 February 1916 (USA)  »

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