The Adventure of the Actress' Jewels (1914) HD online
The Adventure of the Actressu0027 Jewels
Charles M. Seay
Frederic Arnold Kummer
Octavius had so much money that he hadn't the least notion what to do with it. At length he desired to become a detective. Shortly after his decision, large headlines appeared in the papers announcing to a credulous public that the jewels of Julia Vane, the famous actress, had been stolen. As a matter of tact. Miss Vane's jewels were safe in her jewelry box, but as her press agent wanted some advertising, and as news happened to be scarce, the headlines appeared. Fired with a chivalric impulse, Octavius proffered his services in the recovery of the missing jewelry. When Julia heard he was coming, she took the jewels out of her jewelry box and hid them. Since she was not exactly averse to publicity, she gladly accepted the aid of the amateur detective. Octavius put the servants through a rigorous cross examination, and left the apartment. On the way home a sudden thought struck him. He should have examined the jewelry box for finger prints. He stopped short and retraced his steps to ...
| Barry O'Moore || - || Octavius, the Amateur Detective |
| Clara Williams || - || Julia Vane |
First release in Edison's 'Octavius, Amateur Detective' 1-reel series.