The Glory of Light (1912)

A blind man, although in comfortable surroundings, suffers mental agony because of his affliction. His kind wife and little child try their hardest to make his life happy for him, but the ... See full summary »

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Darwin Karr ... The Blind Man
Blanche Cornwall ... The Blind Man's Wife
Magda Foy ... The Blind Man's Child
Billy Quirk ... The Kind Boy
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A blind man, although in comfortable surroundings, suffers mental agony because of his affliction. His kind wife and little child try their hardest to make his life happy for him, but the young blind man continually broods over his misfortune. While sitting on the steps of a public building, and all the world passes on seemingly happy, God reveals to the blind man in a vision a side of life which makes the blind man satisfied with his lot. The young man sees, instead of a patient and good wife, a veritable shrew, a woman who is mercenary and unwifely. She sends him out with curses to earn a living. He tries hard to find employment, but an uncharitable and commercial world is impatient with his shortcomings. He comes back to his house and finds that he is dispossessed, while his wife upbraids him. He goes out again and tries to steal some bread, but he is caught by a mob, and as the mob pounces on him, the blind man wakes up and finds that it is growing dark and that his good wife has ... Written by Moving Picture World synopsis

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

22 May 1912 (USA) See more »

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Solax Film Company See more »
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Sound Mix:

Silent

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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