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According to reviews, this film's cast also included thirty child extras. The actress listed as Mrs. Breyer probably was Maggie ... More Less

According to reviews, this film's cast also included thirty child extras. The actress listed as Mrs. Breyer probably was Maggie Breyer. More Less

SOURCE CITATIONS
SOURCE
DATE
PAGE
Motog
25 Nov 16
p. 1200.
MPN
25 Nov 16
p. 3330.
MPW
2 Dec 16
p. 1342, 1383
NYDM
13 Oct 17
pp. 249-50, 300
Variety
17 Nov 16
p. 23.
Wid's
14 Dec 16
p. 1171.
DETAILS
Release Date:
27 November 1916
Copyright Claimant:
Rolfe Photoplays, Inc.
Copyright Date:
25 November 1916
Copyright Number:
LP9602
Physical Properties:
Silent
Black and White
Length(in reels):
5
Country:
United States
Passed by NBR:
No
SYNOPSIS

Prue, a big-hearted girl of the slums, and Danny O'Maddigan, a reformed crook, want to buy a birthday cake for Prue's seventy-five-year-old grandmother. They live across the hall from Ellen Rutherford, the destitute widow of Steven Rutherford, Jr., who was disinherited by his father, a wealthy candy manufacturer. Prue, who works at the candy factory, gives Ellen the money that was meant for her grandmother's cake so that Ellen will be able to care for her son Bobby. Frustrated over the loss of the money, Danny steals the price of a cake from the factory's safe, leaving the safe's door open in his haste to depart. Danny's former gang arrives and cleans out the safe, and Danny is convicted of the crime and sent to prison for four years. While Danny is in prison, Bobby is struck by his grandfather's car and is slightly injured. Stricken with remorse, Mr. Rutherford effects a reconcilation with his daughter-in-law and promises to use his influence to bring about Danny's release from ... +


Prue, a big-hearted girl of the slums, and Danny O'Maddigan, a reformed crook, want to buy a birthday cake for Prue's seventy-five-year-old grandmother. They live across the hall from Ellen Rutherford, the destitute widow of Steven Rutherford, Jr., who was disinherited by his father, a wealthy candy manufacturer. Prue, who works at the candy factory, gives Ellen the money that was meant for her grandmother's cake so that Ellen will be able to care for her son Bobby. Frustrated over the loss of the money, Danny steals the price of a cake from the factory's safe, leaving the safe's door open in his haste to depart. Danny's former gang arrives and cleans out the safe, and Danny is convicted of the crime and sent to prison for four years. While Danny is in prison, Bobby is struck by his grandfather's car and is slightly injured. Stricken with remorse, Mr. Rutherford effects a reconcilation with his daughter-in-law and promises to use his influence to bring about Danny's release from prison. +

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AFI Life Achievement Award

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