Rejected by his sweetheart, who marries a drug addict, the ex-suitor decides to gain some revenge. After the birth of their daughter, the man reports the couple to the authorities as unfit parents because of the father's morphine habit. Then, when both parents are placed in an asylum, he goes to court to win possession of their child, who will inherit a fortune. The parents escape from the asylum, however, and then the husband cures himself of his addiction. Now able to prove their fitness, the couple is allowed to take back their baby, after which they go to give thanks at the small church where they were married.
Featuring Emelie Polini and a great World Film cast. A story of a young couple and their marriage in the famous New York church of the common people and how the church brought back the happiness that had flown. (Print Ad- The Urbana Democrat,((Urbana, Ohio)) 7 September 1916)
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The Little Church Around the Corner ( 1915 ) is a lost silent film. See more