Ida Maley was a familiar figure on the "Great White Way." When the glamour of her life wore away, a vague discontent possessed her, something she strongly desired, and yet could not define.... See full summary
The Baby (1913) Online
Ida Maley was a familiar figure on the "Great White Way." When the glamour of her life wore away, a vague discontent possessed her, something she strongly desired, and yet could not define. Ida was at a handsome restaurant with friends of her own kind, while an entirely different scene was taking place in her boarding house. In one of the shabby rooms a young mother was dying, leaving a baby alone in the world. When Ida returned to her home the boarding house keeper summoned her to the room where the mother lay dead. The landlady asked her to care for the baby until it could be turned over to the authorities. Ida consented, for the little mite possessed a strong appeal to her, but after the mother was buried she found herself unable to surrender the child. The natural love which all women have for children was the cause for her previous unrest, and the baby her solace. Her gay companions urged her to return to them, but a pair of little baby hands drew her back and saved her from ...
|Lamar Johnstone||-||Van Tuyler (as Lamar Johnston)|
|Francelia Billington||-||Florence Maley|
|Josie Ashdown||-||Little Josephine - the Baby (as Little Josie Ashdown)|
|Carrie Clark Ward|