Always in the Way
|Always in the Way|
|Directed by||J. Searle Dawley|
|Produced by||Louis B. Mayer|
|Written by||Charles Harris|
|Starring||Mary Miles Minter|
Dyreda Art Film Corp.
|Distributed by||Metro Pictures|
|Language||Silent (English intertitles)|
Dorothy North is the four-year-old child of the wealthy lawyer Winfred North. Her mother is deceased and her father is remarrying widow Helen Stillwell. Helen is annoyed with the presence of Dorothy and treats her as if she is always in the way. She runs away home and is taken under care by missionaries. While Dorothy accompanies her new foster parents to Africa, Helen informs Winfred his daughter is lost.
Winfred unsuccessfully tries to find Dorothy, who is growing up to a young woman in Africa. At the age of fifteen, her foster parents are killed by Zulus. She is separated from her sweetheart John Armstrong and boards back to America. Here, she finds employment in a florist shop. John followes her to New York City and locates her real father. They are all reunited and Winfred breaks with his Helen.
- Mary Miles Minter as Dorothy North
- Ethelmary Oakland as Dorothy North (child)
- Lowell Sherman as Winfred North
- Edna Holland as Mrs. Helen Stillwell
- Mabel Greene as May Stillwell
- Harold Meltzer as Alan Stillwell
- Charlotte Shelby as Mrs. Goodwin
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