The Amazing Quest of Mr. Ernest Bliss Chapter Four The Other Mr. Bliss (1920)

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From the novel by E. Phillips Oppenheim. Part Four of a five part serial: Bliss if now working as a shoe-black. Frances is still unemployed. Bliss wants to marry Frances, but she has not agreed. At work one day, Bliss cleans the shoes of a man currently occupying his flat, wrongly let by Bliss's own crooked valet. Struck by the resemblance between the millionaire Bliss and the shoe-black the flat's occupant hits upon a plan to swindle Bliss by getting his to cash a cheque from his own bank account. Bliss manages to put the thief right without allowing him to be caught by the police. Frances has seen him leaving the bank in his proper attire but he manages to persuade her to wait another month & then all will be explained.

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