Little Flo is the daughter of a blind musician and the pair live by means of the few pennies tossed to them on the street, the father playing the violin and Flo dancing and singing to his accompaniment. Death overtakes the old man in front of the country residence of an eccentric novelist named Roland. Roland and his sister take Flo into their home and, becoming much attached to her, they virtually adopt her. Three years later Flo has grown into a talented society girl and is received everywhere as a member of the Roland household. Roland himself has learned to love the little waif with all the pent-up passion of a hitherto loveless existence but is afraid of frightening her by a declaration, indeed he is of too timid a nature to do so. It happens that Norris, a well-known vaudeville manager, goes to spend a brief vacation in the neighborhood of the Roland house. In one of her rambles, Flo one day dances and sings on a cliff near her home and one of her shoes flies off and in falling,...
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