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In the Glare of the Lights


The Ladies' World magazine held a writing contest and the winning entries were made into films by Essanay Studios. Ironically, Francis X. Bushman, who was one of cinema's first matinee idols, plays a man who aspires to be an actor: Although Bushman's Glen Duval works in a steel mill, he has ambitions for the stage. Joe Brandigan, who works in the same mill, views Duval with suspicion because his sweetheart, Martha, has a soft spot for him. But Duval isn't the least bit interested in Martha -- in fact...more