Walter Keane has been given one last chance by his father. It is that he report to a business friend in another city, and at the end of a year prove that he can alter his ways. Young Keane,... See full summary »

Director:

Harry Beaumont

Writer:

H.S. Sheldon (scenario)

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Cast

Cast overview:
Marguerite Clayton ... Doris Whitman
Sidney Ainsworth ... Gentleman Jack Sharron (as Sydney Ainsworth)
Edmund Cobb ... Walter Keane
William Burke William Burke
John Cossar
Hugh Thompson
Louise Crolius Louise Crolius
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Walter Keane has been given one last chance by his father. It is that he report to a business friend in another city, and at the end of a year prove that he can alter his ways. Young Keane, wrecked by drink, quits the train at a small station. There he meets a tramp who is called "Gentleman Jack." Sharron, the hobo, declares his story is much the same as the one Keane tells him. He says he hopes for another chance. Keane offers him his chance and shoots himself. The tramp takes the chance, and reports to the employer. In a year be has made a wonderful record. Ho meets Doris Whitman, the girl whom he once was to have married, and she is delighted at his reformation. A friend of the elder Keane meets Sharron and denounces him us an impostor. It is assumed that he killed young Keane. Doris discovers that her music instructor's chauffeur calls himself "Gentleman Jack," and has lost all memory of his past. When he confronts Sharron he recovers his memory, and the situation is explained. ... Written by Moving Picture World synopsis

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Genres:

Short | Drama

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

30 September 1916 (USA) See more »

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Sound Mix:

Silent

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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