Thomas Devlan, a good-for-nothing, becomes engaged to Vera Walton. Edward, his brother, is a postman, and an honest, hard-working chap. Edward secretly loves Vera also, and realizing his ... See full summary »

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Thomas Devlan
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Thomas Devlan, a good-for-nothing, becomes engaged to Vera Walton. Edward, his brother, is a postman, and an honest, hard-working chap. Edward secretly loves Vera also, and realizing his brother would never be a worthy husband for her, he tries to give Tom advice, but he refuses to listen. One night Vera gives a birthday party. A fire breaks out and all escape except Vera. Edward rescues her, but not until she has been blinded. Tom's interest in her begins to wane and finally he leaves the country. Vera pines for him and wonders why he does not write. Finally her mother requests Edward to write letters daily to Vera and make believe they are from Tom. He does so, and Vera immediately begins to improve. Somehow she suspects the ruse and continually asks for Tom. Edward is again called upon to impersonate his brother, and marry her. He does so. For several years they live happily together, Vera, being blind, thinks she married Tom. Finally Tom returns to her, but she sends him away, ... Written by Moving Picture World synopsis

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12 February 1916 (USA)  »

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