In a plain little room of a tenement house lives a young lady with her sick mother whom she supports. She is blessed with a beautiful voice which is greatly admired by mother and friends. ... See full summary »

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In a plain little room of a tenement house lives a young lady with her sick mother whom she supports. She is blessed with a beautiful voice which is greatly admired by mother and friends. In the room below lives a young composer who is writing an opera with which he hopes to achieve fame and fortune. Suddenly he stops. He hears a fall in the room above him. Now his door is thrown open and the young lady from above calls excitedly for his assistance. He accompanies her to the room where he finds the mother prostrated upon the floor. A doctor is called but the mother is dead. A month has passed. The girl is out of work and despondent. Her last hope lies in a bottle of poison which she bought with the intention of ending all her earthly troubles. Just then she hears a knock at the door. She hides the bottle in the table drawer and opens the door. The young composer enters, telling her that he feels lonely in his cold room and asking permission to share his meal with her. She meekly ... Written by Moving Picture World synopsis

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21 June 1909 (USA)  »

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