Her First Husband's Return (1910) HD online
Her First Husbandu0027s Return
Helen Thurston is happily married and she lovingly bids her husband George farewell as he starts out on business. Accompanying him to the doorstep, she is seen by a seedy-looking individual, who gives a start of surprise and recognition unnoticed by Helen. She returns to her parlor, and gazing at her husband's photo, is dreaming of happiness when this individual enters. She starts as if stung. She recognizes him as Tom Warren, her first husband. He had years ago been reported killed in a railroad accident. Warren shows her a clipping from a newspaper that corrects this report as erroneous. She is stunned for a moment and then rushes to the telephone. Warren intercepts her and she becomes hysterical. He seems to enjoy her misery, and finally makes a demand for money. She gives him all she has, and fearing to lose George Thurston's love, promises to send more in the morning if only he will go. He agrees to leave on these conditions, and Helen, lowering the light, retires to another room...