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The Volunteer Burglar (1914)

Margery Trent, a beautiful girl, is trying to get possession of certain papers which will prove her identity. These papers are held by her uncle. She is in the act of entering the home of ... See full summary »

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Tommyrot (as Richard C. Travers)
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Marjorie Trent
Lester Cuneo
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Margery Trent, a beautiful girl, is trying to get possession of certain papers which will prove her identity. These papers are held by her uncle. She is in the act of entering the home of her uncle with a skeleton key, When Thomas Rockwell, alias "Tommyrot." a young author, happens along and helps her. They are caught in the house, but make their escape after "Tommyrot" has knocked out her uncle. "Tommyrot" then takes Margery to his home, where after hearing her story he determines to get the papers. Hawkins, her uncle's butler, has followed them and that night Margery receives a note telling her that her uncle has reconsidered and for her to call at 8:30. She goes, but "Tommyrot" follows her, and when her uncle attacks her, the young author overpowers him. While the struggle is in progress, a man enters who proves to be her real uncle. The impostor is arrested while "Tommyrot" turns to Margery to call her his own. Written by Moving Picture World synopsis

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Crime | Drama | Romance | Short

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22 December 1914 (USA)  »

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1.33 : 1
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