Chauncey Short, an orphan, takes a job as a clerk in a village grocery store. One day a letter arrives informing him that his uncle has died and has left him $5,000,000. Chauncey recklessly starts spending the money until he meets a banker's daughter, who has a positive influence on him. Chauncey then helps the banker through a financial crisis.
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To create an exact reproduction of the Golden Room at Rector's Restaurant in New York City, director Edgar Lewis collaborated with George Andres, who was the maitre-de at Rector's. Several patrons of the actual restaurant appeared as extras in the scene. See more