Jim Davis has been so accustomed to maltreating his wife that she is driven to leave him, taking with her their young son. Years afterward the boy, grown up, goes west and stakes a mining ... See full summary »

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Jim Davis Jr.
Joseph De Grasse ...
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Jim Davis has been so accustomed to maltreating his wife that she is driven to leave him, taking with her their young son. Years afterward the boy, grown up, goes west and stakes a mining claim which proves rich. He sends for his mother to come and share his fortune. While she is on the way, "lookouts" employed by a gambling palace, hear that the young man has cashed in a large amount of ore from his claim and plot to victimize him. They take the proprietor of the joint into their scheme and he agrees to help. The three men inveigle the young man into a stiff poker game in a private room on the night his mother is to arrive in town. Meanwhile, Tom Saunders, a citizen of the town and friend of the boy's, has been gratifying his passion for gambling, and his daughter in going to the gambling hall overhears the gamblers tell of their plot to defraud the boy. She gets her father outside the place and tells him what she has learned. He returns inside and forces himself into the poker game ... Written by Moving Picture World synopsis

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29 December 1913 (USA)  »

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