On Probation (1912) HD online
An old widower has a little granddaughter, and he earnestly desires that she should grow up to be a wealthy woman. His only other near relatives were his sister and his son. His sister was married, and with boy of her own, while his son was not naturally vicious but was lazy and shiftless. It was destined that one of them should be the guardian of the tiny girl, and it seemed an easy matter to settle. The sister lavished affection upon her little niece. So the old man made his will, just before starting on his yacht to look after some business affairs. The captain of the vessel broke the news to his family that the millionaire had been washed overboard and drowned at sea. His will was opened and read. It made the sister the executrix of his estate, which was to be held in trust for five years. At the end of that time, the son, "if he had committed no dishonest act," was to receive one half, the sister the other. Should the boy misconduct himself, everything went to the sister, who was...
| Marie Eline || - || The Orphan Granddaughter |
| Justus D. Barnes || - || The Rich Old Widower |
| Leland Benham |
| James Cruze |
| Joseph Graybill || - || The Younger Brother |
| Viola Alberti || - || The Wife |