Pietro, a young Italian workman, loves Lucia, a beautiful young Italian girl. Pietro has for his rival in love, Tony, an Italian idler and crook. Tomaso, foreman of the roadwork, favors the... See full summary »

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Pietro, a young Italian workman, loves Lucia, a beautiful young Italian girl. Pietro has for his rival in love, Tony, an Italian idler and crook. Tomaso, foreman of the roadwork, favors the courting of Pietro, for the young Italian is a hard worker and saves his money. Tony and Amato, an elderly Italian crook, plan to start a private bank. Amato purchases bank furniture on the installment plan, and sends Tony forth through the Italian colony to induce his friends to place their savings in Amato's bank at a tempting rate of interest. A large amount of money is thus obtained, and Amato plans to flee with the ill-gotten gains, leaving the Italian workers penniless. The night Amato plans his escape, Tony enters the bank, discovers Amato's plot and kills him. Pietro has followed Tony, who has been acting suspiciously and discovers the crime. He takes the money from Tony and hides it, with a determination to return the funds to the rightful owners later. Tony, through revenge, charges that ... Written by Moving Picture World synopsis

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17 July 1916 (USA)  »

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