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His Uncle's Heir (1913)

Old Torrey, millionaire, traveling in the South for his health meets a poor girl of good family. He is sorry for her evident poverty and the fact that her old home is about to be taken away... See full summary »

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Old Torrey, millionaire, traveling in the South for his health meets a poor girl of good family. He is sorry for her evident poverty and the fact that her old home is about to be taken away, causes him to offer her money which she refuses. Then he asks her to marry him that he may provide for her. Urged by her invalid father she accepts Torrey. Young Jack Mathews, supposed heir, is notified of this marriage and angered because a supposed adventuress has ensnared his uncle, he refuses to meet her and goes away. The society girl whom he has been engaged to, gives him up when she learns he is no longer his uncle's heir and old Torrey, angered at Jack's attitude toward Elise, makes a new will leaving all to his wife and nothing to the boy. Torrey dies; the new will cannot be found and so the old one, making Jack heir is legal. The boy away on a hunting trip does not know this. Elise leaves her husband's house, refusing even to accept the third that is allowed her by law. She goes back to ... Written by Moving Picture World synopsis

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9 June 1913 (USA)  »

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1.33 : 1
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