Robert Randall, a reporter, writing a play when he should be at his work, gets himself in the habit of arriving at the office late and in consequence finds himself out of work. In the ... See full summary »

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Robert Randall (as Ed Coxen)
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Mary Rollins
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Desmond
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Robert Randall, a reporter, writing a play when he should be at his work, gets himself in the habit of arriving at the office late and in consequence finds himself out of work. In the meantime, Necia, his sweetheart, shows preference for his rival, Desmond, but he finds consolation in thinking of Mary Rollins, the little waitress at the restaurant where he eats. Receiving his pay from the newspaper office, he spends it all in food, which he takes to his room, and locking himself in, works until he finishes his play. After considerable trouble he finds a theatrical manager who gives his manuscript consideration. Finding himself hungry, he goes to his former eating place, but not having money, he cannot get food. The little waitress, Mary, who has been friendly to him, would help, but the manager refuses. After leaving the restaurant, he is so weak from lack of food that he can only stagger to a seat in a park nearby, where he is seen by Mary. She succeeds in sending something to eat to... Written by Moving Picture World synopsis

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16 March 1914 (USA)  »

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