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When Chemistry Counted (1913)

Bob Golden and Will Roberts, two employees in the office of Mr. J. Martin, a manufacturing chemist, are rivals for the hand of May, the daughter of the chemist. The two men vie with one ... See full summary »

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Bob Golden
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May Martin
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Will Roberts
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Bob Golden and Will Roberts, two employees in the office of Mr. J. Martin, a manufacturing chemist, are rivals for the hand of May, the daughter of the chemist. The two men vie with one another for the favor of the girl, and very discreetly she shows no favoritism. Will resorts to intrigue to disgrace Bob by robbing the safe and leaving a bit of evidence that will implicate Bob. The plot works very well until in his anxiety to gain supremacy, Will unwittingly discloses evidence that would prove an alibi for Bob. May has never doubted the integrity of Bob, and quickly appreciates the value of the evidence. But she is forcibly locked in the chemist laboratory at the Martin home. Her knowledge of chemistry enables her to prepare a charge of nitro-glycerine, with which she blows open the door. The evidence, a photograph of Bob drinking at a pond, is taken to the courtroom where Bob's trial is under way. This proves his innocence and the case is dismissed. Will leaves for parts unknown and... Written by Moving Picture World synopsis

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4 August 1913 (USA)  »

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