Two sisters take different paths, one to a humble, honest home, the other to a gilded life of luxury. One night the husband, a night watchman, discovers burglars at work upon his employer's... See full summary »

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Phillips Smalley (scenario), Lois Weber (scenario)

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Lois Weber
Phillips Smalley
Rupert Julian
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Two sisters take different paths, one to a humble, honest home, the other to a gilded life of luxury. One night the husband, a night watchman, discovers burglars at work upon his employer's safe. He reaches the scene at the moment of the explosion and is felled by the heavy door. His body is taken home to his faithful wife, Alice. Alice's sister, Helen, reads of the disaster, and offers assistance, which is refused. Alice secures employment, and the mission workers send someone each day to care for her children. Helen determines to leave her sinful life. She goes to her sister's home and finds Alice absent. The mission worker comes and takes her for Alice. This deception she carries on for some time. Phil, upon learning of Helen's life in the mission, is deeply moved. He offers her any concession if she will only come back. Helen confides in an old minister, who requests that she return with him. Phil comes to Alice's home. Alice, upon learning of Phil's relation to Helen, insists ... Written by Moving Picture World synopsis

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

29 December 1916 (USA) See more »

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Silent

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1.33 : 1
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