An actress is the possessor of a life size portrait of her mother. She is in love with a young fellow who escorts her to the theater. During her absence, a burglar breaks into her rooms and commences searching for articles of value. The eyes of the portrait annoy him, so he cuts them out. He hears the actress returning, and. hiding behind the painting, applies his eyes to the holes he made. The lover departs, and the actress is left alone. Looking at the painting she is horrified to see the eyes watching her, and after a long period of agony she manages to telephone to her lover for aid. He arrives with a policeman just in time to save his sweetheart from the housebreaker.
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