The picture opens up with a home of a farmer showing his son who is busily exercising to develop his muscles. The father shows by his attitude that he is very proud of his boy, but ... See full summary »

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The picture opens up with a home of a farmer showing his son who is busily exercising to develop his muscles. The father shows by his attitude that he is very proud of his boy, but something happens to disturb his pleasure as the Loan Shark, who holds a mortgage on the farmer's home, comes and demands payment. At the time the farmer did not have the money ready to meet the mortgage, and tells the miser this. The mortgagee goes away with the threat that if the mortgage is not paid up at a certain time he win throw them out of their home. The boy overbears this conversation and goes to the Shark's office to try and have the time extended, but the man will not listen to it. The boy goes away, and next we find him in front of a theater where an announcement is displayed reading, "Spider-Duffy, Champion Pugilist of the World, will forfeit $2.000.00 to anyone who can remain in the ring with him three rounds." The farmer boy sees his opportunity. Summoning up his courage, he tells the ... Written by Moving Picture World synopsis

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1 February 1908 (USA)  »

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