By blackmail, Boggs, a thief of plentiful wit and experience, has terrified the profligate nephew of General Coleman into eating out of his hand, and thereby succeeds in obtaining the ... See full summary »

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Olive Arden
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Vance Coleman
Herbert Prior ...
General Coleman - Vance's Father
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Drew Martin
Yale Benner ...
Boggs
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By blackmail, Boggs, a thief of plentiful wit and experience, has terrified the profligate nephew of General Coleman into eating out of his hand, and thereby succeeds in obtaining the position of butler in the Coleman home. The crook, overhearing the general tell Vance that in case the latter were to die without heirs the Coleman fortune would go to Drew Martin, informs Martin that he has stuck around longer than he cared to, and that he and his pals need the "long green," and that Martin has to fix it that they get the Coleman money. As Vance and Martin have been invited to spend the week-end at Madame Forresti's country house, the butler details what line of action Martin is to pursue. On his way to the country manor, Vance meets Olive, the gypsy girl, and she prevails upon him to let her accompany him. In the meanwhile the General dies suddenly of heart failure, and Martin hurries to the Forresti villa to carry out his plans. The presence of Olive stirs the jealousy of Laura, who ... Written by Moving Picture World synopsis

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8 December 1914 (USA)  »

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Olive's Opportunities #3: The Rose at the Door  »

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Third release in Edison's "Olive's Opportunities" 1-reel drama series. See more »

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Followed by The Vanishing of Olive (1914) See more »

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