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The slang term "dit" in the title of the story refers to a ... More Less

The slang term "dit" in the title of the story refers to a crook. More Less

SOURCE CITATIONS
SOURCE
DATE
PAGE
MPN
19 Oct 18
p. 2606.
MPW
26 Oct 18
p. 544.
MPW
9 Nov 18
p. 693.
NYDM
3 Aug 18
p. 791.
Variety
11 Oct 18
p. 46.
Wid's
13 Oct 18
p. 15.
CAST
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DISTRIBUTION COMPANY
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PHOTOGRAPHY
SOURCES
LITERARY
Based on the story "The Lone Dit" by Louis R. Wolheim (publication undetermined).
AUTHOR
DETAILS
Release Date:
14 October 1918
Copyright Claimant:
Bluebird Photoplays, Inc.
Copyright Date:
30 September 1918
Copyright Number:
LP12938
Physical Properties:
Silent
Black and White
Length(in reels):
5
Country:
United States
Passed by NBR:
No
SYNOPSIS

According to Richard Standhope's will, both his daughter Laura and her long-lost twin brother Larry must be reunited by a certain date, or the estate will revert to her avaricious guardian, Andrew Brean. Following Standhope's death, Laura and her sweetheart, Jim Watson, read in her deceased mother's diary that Andrew had broken up the Standhopes' marriage soon after the twins' birth by unjustly accusing Mrs. Standhope of infidelity. Laura was then sent to boarding school, while little Larry, placed in his father's care, was neglected and later became a thief. As Laura and Jim ponder Larry's whereabouts, the house is robbed by none other than Larry, now called "the Kid," and his cohort, "the Snail." Reunited, the twins arrange to meet Andrew at a local restaurant. Fearful of losing the estate, Andrew and his henchmen attack Jim and the twins, but in the end, Laura and Larry arrive at the reading of the will in time to save their ... +


According to Richard Standhope's will, both his daughter Laura and her long-lost twin brother Larry must be reunited by a certain date, or the estate will revert to her avaricious guardian, Andrew Brean. Following Standhope's death, Laura and her sweetheart, Jim Watson, read in her deceased mother's diary that Andrew had broken up the Standhopes' marriage soon after the twins' birth by unjustly accusing Mrs. Standhope of infidelity. Laura was then sent to boarding school, while little Larry, placed in his father's care, was neglected and later became a thief. As Laura and Jim ponder Larry's whereabouts, the house is robbed by none other than Larry, now called "the Kid," and his cohort, "the Snail." Reunited, the twins arrange to meet Andrew at a local restaurant. Fearful of losing the estate, Andrew and his henchmen attack Jim and the twins, but in the end, Laura and Larry arrive at the reading of the will in time to save their fortune. +

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