A prospective bride faints when she discovers the man she is about to marry is the same one who previously robbed her and her friends.

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Lois Weber (scenario)
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Rupert Julian ... Julian
Lois Weber ... Lois
Phillips Smalley ... Phil
Ella Hall ... Lois's Invalid Sister
Lule Warrenton ... Lois's Mother
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There is a daring and noted thief at large. His picture is printed in the paper. At the club, Phil shows this to Julian, who laughs, for the picture is of himself. Julian can alter his face at will. He assumes the evil face when he needs money, and becomes the society man and breaker of hearts in his leisure time. Phil is enamored of a girl who virtually supports a father, an inventor and dreamer, a mother and her little invalid sister. Phil would marry her. Though she loves him, she tells him that she must marry Julian, the rich man, as Phil is unable to support the whole family. Out walking one day, Julian sees Phil approaching, and, in a moment of sport, he changes his features and with the aid of cloak and cap, he holds Phil up. He is pursued, but Phil merely comes upon the suave Julian, and is deceived. Friends of Phil's and the girl are robbed in the same manner. Phil receives news that his father's mine contains traces of radium. He hastens to tell Lois, who is preparing her ... Written by Moving Picture World synopsis

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Short | Crime | Romance

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

14 December 1913 (USA) See more »

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Sound Mix:

Silent

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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First-rate effect by the actor playing the rascal
20 January 2018 | by deickemeyerSee all my reviews

This is a very commendable film. Its theme is essentially dramatic, being that in which a man leads a double life and possesses, like Jekyll and Hyde, a double personality by virtue, however, not of transforming his entire body, but only the muscles of his face. This is carried away with first-rate effect by the actor playing the rascal. At the denouement. as he is about to marry the heroine, he loses control of the muscles of his face and his real character is revealed. The film will carry wherever it is shown. - The Moving Picture World, December 6, 1913


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