Nellie Williams is in love with Jim Ambrose, a blind youth, and Jim is just as greatly in love with Nellie. While he is blind he realizes repeatedly her beauty of character in her helping ... See full summary »

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Jim Ambrose
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Nellie Williams is in love with Jim Ambrose, a blind youth, and Jim is just as greatly in love with Nellie. While he is blind he realizes repeatedly her beauty of character in her helping the poor, her treatment of him in giving her time to read to him and take him walking. Also, he feels her great love for everything beautiful and is positive that she must be wonderfully beautiful herself. When he tells her so it hurts to the quick, but so long as he cannot see it makes no difference. Finally a specialist decides he can give him his sight through an operation. The operation is a success and Nellie sees Jim as he gains his sight. His rapture over his mother's beauty, the beauty of the sunshine, pictures, flowers, etc., only serve to make her suffering greater, and when a rather homely housemaid enters he turns from her in such evident loathing that Nellie cannot stand it any longer and runs home, vowing never to let him see her and torture her with that same look. Jim vows Nellie must... Written by Moving Picture World synopsis

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19 September 1913 (USA)  »

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