A play in three acts by Owen Davis. Produced by Sam H. Harris at the
Vanderbilt Theatre, New York, September 22, 1924.
Acts I., II and III--Exterior of the Tuttle Home at
Milo, Maine. Spring, 1904.
Steve Tuttle, abnormally weary and a little shiftless from birth, comes home from a
fishing trip with a month-old baby in a market basket. He found it, he says, up White
Creek way and allows he and his mother will keep it. The neighbors are shocked
and Steve's sweetheart breaks their engagement, believing the baby has something
to do with Steve's recent past. Eighteen years later, with the baby grown into Kit, a
pretty and lovable orphan, Steve discovers that he loves his ward and is much
surprised that she loves him. When her true parentage is revealed it is discovered
her mother was the older sister of Steve's distrusting sweethears. She had gone to
Boston to study music and learned about men from a handsome fellow who
From The Best Plays of 1924-1925 by Burns Mantle.
Cast of characters:
Amelia Gardner...Martha Tuttle
Willard Robertson...Lew Sisler
Beth Merrill...Agnes Fanning
Charles C. Wilson...Elmer Ballister
Elizabeth Patterson...Rebecca Fanning
George Abbott...Steve Tuttle
Leona Hogarth...Ruth Fanning
Jean May...Jessie Mary Sisler
Allen H. Moore...Dick Ritchie