The Cheat

1
Haka Arakau, a Burmese
ivory king to whom the
Long Island smart-set is
paying social tribute.

	Sessue Hayakawa.

2
Richard Hardy, a New
York Stock Broker.

	Jack Dean.

3
Fannie Ward as
Edith Hardy,
his wife.

4
The Butterfly.

5
  "Can't you economize
'til my investments pay?
It won't be for long."

6
  "If you want me to give
up my friends and social
position - well - I won't."

7
  "The same old story -
My husband objects to 
my extravagance - and
you."

8
  "Dick, you're working
too hard over this deal
- Don't forget you have 
a wife."

9
  "It's for my wife,
I'm doing it."

10
  "They want me - as
treasurer of the Fund -
to ask the loan of your
house for the Red Cross
Ball."

11
  "This makes over Ten
Thousand Dollars now
in the Fund Treasury."

12
  "Mrs. Hardy is out
with Mr. Arakau."

13
  "Didn't your mistress 
pay your wages on the
first of the month?"

14
  "I must have new 
gowns for the Red
Cross affairs. I am
Treasurer of the Fund."

15
  "I can't spend a cent 
now. Wait till my invest-
ment pays, and you'll
have plenty."

16
  "D. & O. Stock is bound
to advance - I have put
every cent I can raise
on it."

17
  "He's forcing me to
give up everything."

18
  "Can't I help? No
one need know."

19
  "Your husband is wrong 
about D. & O. He should
take my advice and buy
United Copper."

20
  "Could you do anything
with Ten Thousand Dollars?"

21
  "Let me invest it in
United Copper tonight
- and I'll double your
money tomorrow."

22
  "I won it playing bridge.
Promise not to tell."

23
The Red Cross Ball
at the home of
Haka Arakau.

24
  "We'll send the Fund to
the Belgians tomorrow."

25
  "That means it 
belongs to me."

26
  "We've lost - your
Ten Thousand Dollars
is gone."

27
  "I've got to have Ten
Thousand Dollars to-
morrow."

28
  "I wish I could help 
you - but I couldn't
raise a dollar tonight
to save my life."

29
"Do you agree?"

30
"Tomorrow."

31
The Fund is
Presented.

32
  "We're rich, Edith -
rich - my investment 
in D. & O. succeeded."

33
"Come tonight."

34
  "Does this mean that
you can give me Ten 
Thousand Dollars right 
now?"

35
  "I lost it playing 
bridge - I was afraid 
to tell you."

36
The Cheat.

37
  "You cannot buy
me off."

38
  "Lock the doors
and go."

39
  "If you keep me here
- I'll kill myself."

40
"Who shot you?"

41
"I shot him!"

42
With the Morning 
Light.

43
"I shot him!"

44
  "Why were you in 
his rooms?"

45
  "I lost the Fund money
- Arakau knew it and
offered help - if I would
pay the price."

46
  "I forbid you to 
speak!"

47
"East is East and West is
West and never the
Twain shall meet."

48
  "I will pay you all I
have to drop this case."

49
  "It is not my case -
it is in the hands of
the law."

50
  "You cannot cheat 
me twice."

51
The Trial.

52
  "When I grab that man
- he have this gun."

53
"Who fired that shot?"

54
  "Richard Hardy
shot me."

55
The Defense.

56
  "In trying to disarm 
him, I shot him."

57
  "What was your real 
reason for shooting 
Arakau?"

58
  "I shot him - that's
all I have to say."

59
The Verdict.

60
"Guilty."

61
  "I shot Arakau and
this is my defense."

62
  "The verdict is
set aside."

63
  "Your honor, I move
that the indictment
against this defendant
be dismissed."

64
  "Mr. Hardy, you are
a free man."

The End

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