Maurice Costello

THE EARLY SILENT ERA 1895-1915

The Meeting of the Ways
R: Unknown. D: Maurice Costello, Leo Delaney, Julia Swayne Gordon, Charles Eldridge, Dolores Costello, Helene Costello, Norma Talmadge. P: Vitagraph Company of America. USA 1912
Print: EYE
Dutch titles

“A melodramatic story of two brothers. Their ways parted at college where Dick was expelled for hazing while Tom graduated with honor. At their parting Tom gave Dick a locket with their mother’s portrait in it and this was the means of identification when fate brought them together again after many years. Dick, who had sunk to the underworld, had accidentally killed a man who was attempting to rob him of this cherished locket. Tom, who had become a great lawyer, was assigned by the judge to plead Dick’s case and the locket was handed to him. His plea wins and his brother is acquitted. The picture is competently made, well acted and photographed and is…

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