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Motog
26 Dec 14
p. 914.
MPN
26 Dec 14
p. 38.
MPN
2 Jan 15
p. 44, 76
MPN
23 Oct 15
p. 32.
MPN
16 Jan 15
p. 7.
MPN
17 Apr 15
p. 5.
MPN
12 Jun 15
pp. 10-11.
MPW
2 Jan 15
p. 84.
MPW
9 Jan 15
p. 222.
MPW
23 Jan 15
p. 590.
NYDM
30 Dec 14
p. 27.
Variety
1 Jan 15
p. 29.
DETAILS
Release Date:
December 1914
Copyright Claimant:
William Fox
Copyright Date:
13 December 1914
Copyright Number:
LP5181
Physical Properties:
Silent
Black and White
Length(in reels):
5
Country:
United States
Passed by NBR:
No
SYNOPSIS

In England, the wealthy but lazy Mark Cross and one of his bank clerks, John Harding, both fall in love with Helen Merryweather, but following a drunken spree, Mark marries a dancer named Inez. Learning that Inez is having an affair with Marston, a gambler, Mark leaves for America, where, in the Western goldfields, he encounters Simon and Frank Strong. John, who also has come West to seek his fortune, accidentally slays Frank, and then, hearing that he has inherited his uncle's title and lands, he flees to England and marries Helen. Discovering that Inez has been killed, Mark returns to England in the company of Simon, who wishes to avenge his brother's death. Mark is dismayed to find Helen married and lures her to his flat in an effort to compromise her, but when the angry John arrives, she upbraids them both, and they finally shake hands. Simon falls in love with Helen's sister and makes his peace with John, while Mark resumes his solitary ... +


In England, the wealthy but lazy Mark Cross and one of his bank clerks, John Harding, both fall in love with Helen Merryweather, but following a drunken spree, Mark marries a dancer named Inez. Learning that Inez is having an affair with Marston, a gambler, Mark leaves for America, where, in the Western goldfields, he encounters Simon and Frank Strong. John, who also has come West to seek his fortune, accidentally slays Frank, and then, hearing that he has inherited his uncle's title and lands, he flees to England and marries Helen. Discovering that Inez has been killed, Mark returns to England in the company of Simon, who wishes to avenge his brother's death. Mark is dismayed to find Helen married and lures her to his flat in an effort to compromise her, but when the angry John arrives, she upbraids them both, and they finally shake hands. Simon falls in love with Helen's sister and makes his peace with John, while Mark resumes his solitary wanderings. +

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