A New England farmer, is about to sit down with his wife to a Thanksgiving dinner when the only son arrives with his fiancée, a young actress. The young people receive a cold greeting on account of the old man's prejudices and take their leave instead of sitting down to the table. They return to the city, marry and live the simple life, a Harlem flat. They actually thrive on bread, cheese and kisses, even after a baby comes, but they are unable to effect a reconciliation with the old couple and the second Thanksgiving is shown in a pretty double exposure, the old ones at home, the young ones in a city restaurant. Before the third celebration of divine goodness, the most distinctive of New England holidays, the young man is taken ill, loses his situation and is threatened with extreme poverty. His loyal little wife seeks employment at a moving picture company, and her professional experience, together with the fact that she has a dancing friend at the work, gives her opportunity. She ...
Moving Picture World synopsis