Two young lawyers, partners in a small city in the east, got along well enough, although it was generally agreed that Hampton, the senior partner, was domineering, while Gray, the junior ... See full summary »

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Lloyd Lonergan (scenario)
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Ellis F. Glickman Ellis F. Glickman ... Gray - a Young Lawyer
Helen Badgley ... May Gray - 4 year old Daughter (as The Thanhouser Kidlet)
Adele Ray ... May - 20 year old Daughter (as Miss Beautiful)
Frank Farrington ... Tom Hampton - Gray's Partner
Harry Benham ... Jack
John Reinhardt John Reinhardt ... Dual Role (as John Reinhard)
Nan Bernard Nan Bernard
May Dunn May Dunn ... (as May Dunne)
Lydia Mead Lydia Mead ... The Maid
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Two young lawyers, partners in a small city in the east, got along well enough, although it was generally agreed that Hampton, the senior partner, was domineering, while Gray, the junior partner, was regarded as a meek and inoffensive man. One day there was a sensation in the town, for Hampton was found slain in his own home. It was proven at the inquest he had left his office in the late afternoon, his partner and their only clerk being still at work. When the body was found, alarm was promptly given, and a policeman called up the firm to secure details. The clerk and the junior partner were still there, both of whom showed evidence of surprise and grief. The police investigated, but the matter remained a mystery, for it was never satisfactorily cleared up. Twenty years later Gray, the junior partner, found the Hampton family again crossed his path. Gray's daughter, injured in an accident, might have been killed had it not been for the bravery of a young man who was Hampton's only ... Written by Moving Picture World synopsis

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

31 March 1914 (USA) See more »

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Silent

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1.33 : 1
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It is rather irrational
13 July 2018 | by deickemeyerSee all my reviews

This is a two-reel picture. The first reel concerns two partners. It is rather irrational, but for the sake of sensation, presumably, the author and director go to the limit of their license. The story at the finale teaches a moral. The characters are well portrayed and the pictures are bright and well posed. - The Moving Picture World, April 11, 1914


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