About the film
The Virtue of Rags
Release Date: December 17, 1912
|Production Companies||:||The Essanay Film Manufacturing Company|
|Writers||:||Charles Dickens, Edward T. Lowe Jr.|
A grouchy landlord discharges a kind-hearted rent collector for failing to collect the rent from an impoverished widow. After dreaming that he himself is experiencing the sordid experiences of being destitute, the old man sees the error of his ways and becomes suddenly charitable.