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According to a production news item, Clara Morris was to play the part of Helen ... More Less

According to a production news item, Clara Morris was to play the part of Helen Stetson. More Less

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ETR
4 Jan 19
p. 421.
MPN
4 Jan 19
p. 148.
MPW
5 Oct 18
p. 99.
MPW
5 Jul 19
p. 397.
MPW
4 Jan 19
p. 118.
Wid's
5 Jan 19
p. 20.
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LITERARY
Based on the short story "The Spender" by Frederick Orin Bartlett in The Saturday Evening Post (9 Dec 1916).
DETAILS
Release Date:
6 January 1919
Copyright Claimant:
Metro Pictures Corp.
Copyright Date:
3 January 1919
Copyright Number:
LP13229
Physical Properties:
Silent
Black and White
Length(in reels):
5
Country:
United States
Passed by NBR:
No
SYNOPSIS

Dick Bisbee loses his job in his millionaire uncle T. W. Bisbee's factory because of the hostility of crooked manager Elmer Robbins. Before leaving, Dick denounces his uncle for his niggardly ways and advises him that there are no pockets in a shroud. Dick goes to live at the home of his one office friend, bookkeeper Stetson, and he falls in love with Stetson's daughter Helen. The next day T. W. feels remorse and under Dick's guidance he abandons his miserly ways and spends his money having a good time. After overhearing Helen telling Dick what she would do if she had T. W.'s money, T. W. follows her advice. Robbins is arrested for embezzlement, and T. W. makes Stetson manager and Dick a partner in the ... +


Dick Bisbee loses his job in his millionaire uncle T. W. Bisbee's factory because of the hostility of crooked manager Elmer Robbins. Before leaving, Dick denounces his uncle for his niggardly ways and advises him that there are no pockets in a shroud. Dick goes to live at the home of his one office friend, bookkeeper Stetson, and he falls in love with Stetson's daughter Helen. The next day T. W. feels remorse and under Dick's guidance he abandons his miserly ways and spends his money having a good time. After overhearing Helen telling Dick what she would do if she had T. W.'s money, T. W. follows her advice. Robbins is arrested for embezzlement, and T. W. makes Stetson manager and Dick a partner in the factory. +

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