The wife died and left a will in which she states that all the real estate belongs to her daughter, while to the husband she leaves her cork leg to reward him for his loving affection. The ... See full summary »

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The wife died and left a will in which she states that all the real estate belongs to her daughter, while to the husband she leaves her cork leg to reward him for his loving affection. The husband is furious. He takes the cork leg and throws it out of the window, where it is picked up by a passing tramp. Hardly has he done this when an envelope is brought to him which has just been found in his wife's writing desk. In this envelope is a note, stating that the cork leg contains a check for $100,000. Immediately the husband exits to look for the leg, but it has disappeared. Vainly the tramp tried to offer the leg to poor sufferers. When he sees there is no value attached to it, he throws it upon the ash pile, from where it is removed by the ash man and carried to the dump. The excited husband follows the trail of the tramp. When he finds him at last and tells him the leg contained $100,000, the poor tramp faints dead away. They return to the dump and arrive just in time to be covered ... Written by Moving Picture World synopsis

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7 June 1909 (USA)  »

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Released as a split reel along with Saucy Sue (1909). See more »

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