Taking a Chance (1912)

A matchmaking wife brings suspicion upon herself when she tries to reunite a young couple.


Harry Solter


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Cast overview:
Florence Lawrence ... Mrs. Flo Mills
Owen Moore ... Lt. Fuller


Captain Mills and his wife, Flo, with their little child, Blanche, are a very happy family. At the post where he is stationed is Lieut. Fuller, who is a constant visitor to the home of the captain, and is madly infatuated with the captain's wife, but Flo is too happy in her love for her husband to notice the admiring glances bestowed upon her by Fuller. The captain's sister, Jane, pays a visit to their home and proceeds to make herself objectionable to his wife by interfering with the raising of Blanche. The captain is called away upon military service. During his absence the sister's action becomes so objectionable to Flo that she is glad to while away the time with Fuller. The sister interrupts the lieutenant and Flo while she is telling him about her troublesome sister-in-law, who mistakes her earnestness for admiration. She interrupts the tete-a-tete and forbids Fuller coming near the house. In the meantime Flo has discovered that Fuller has a wife who is being neglected by the ... Written by Moving Picture World synopsis

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Short | Drama | Romance







Release Date:

2 August 1912 (USA) See more »

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Victor Film Company See more »
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1.33 : 1
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