~In The Bishop's Carriage~
~Plot Synopsis~
Cruelly abused by the matron, Nance Olden decides to escape the Charity House. Pursued by the
police, she by chance seeks refuge in the apartment of Tom Dorgan, a crook, and the two form a
partnership in crime. They are successful until Nance, in eluding the police after a jewel robbery,
jumps into a bishop's carriage. Eventually, a theatrical agent named Obermuller offers Nance a role
on the stage and persuades her to go straight. Nance soon becomes a famous actress, and her
affections for her benefactor grow, but Tom struggles to retain her loyalty until he is arrested and
sent to Sing Sing. Tom later escapes and attempts to reclaim his old partner, but Obermuller
defeats his purpose, and he sails away to India for good. All temptation finally overcome, Nance
happily marries Obermuller.  

Plot Synopsis from afi.com
Directed by: J. Searle Dawley & Edwin S. Porter

Written by: B.P. Schulberg

Based on the novel In the Bishop's Carriage by Miriam Michelson
(Indianapolis, 1904).

Mary Pickford ...  Nance Olden
David Wall ...  Tom Dorgan
House Peters ...  Obermuller
Grace Henderson ...  Mrs. Ramsey
George Moss ...  The bishop
Howard Missimer ...  Detective
Camille Dalberg ...  The Actress
John Steppling ...  Mr. Ramsey
Louise Huff ...  Undetermined Role (uncredited)
~Remaining Credits~

Produced & Released by: Famous Players Film Company

Cinematography by: H. Lyman Broening

Length: 5 Reels
Runtime: 50 Minutes
Released: September 10, 1913