What Might Have Been (1915)

Charlie Jackson, on the death of his parents, is sent to live with his Aunt Sarah, a dope fiend and crook. She works upon the child's sympathies, until she has induced him to commit a ... See full summary »

Director:

John B. O'Brien (as John O'Brien)

Writer:

Ella Carter Woods (story) (as Mrs. F.E. Woods)

Photos

Add Image Add an image

Do you have any images for this title?

Edit

Cast

Cast overview:
Jack Conway ... Charlie Jackson
Mary Alden ... Aunt Sarah
Billie West ... Constance Grey
Spottiswoode Aitken ... Constance's Uncle
Edit

Storyline

Charlie Jackson, on the death of his parents, is sent to live with his Aunt Sarah, a dope fiend and crook. She works upon the child's sympathies, until she has induced him to commit a robbery in her lodging house. Ten years later finds him her accomplice in all sorts of outrages. Charlie meets a young woman, Constance Grey, who is a teacher in a mission in the neighborhood. He protects her from a pair of roughs and wins her friendship. She gives him books and encourages him to study for a career. At length love develops between them. Constance's rich uncle discovers the attachment, and determined to know just what sort of a boy Charlie is, he takes a room at Aunt Sara's boarding house. She sees him counting his money and prevails upon her nephew to help her rob him. They enter the room and are about to get the money, when the old man wakes. A struggle ensues in which the aunt kills her lodger. But Charlie, who has not seen the blow, believes he is guilty. On the discovery of the crime... Written by Moving Picture World synopsis

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Genres:

Short | Drama

Edit

Details

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

17 January 1915 (USA) See more »

Company Credits

Show more on IMDbPro »

Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Silent

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
See full technical specs »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

Contribute to This Page



Recently Viewed