Everything is in anticipation at the home of the widow Gibson. Her two daughters are anxious to make an impression with Lord Browning. Her step-daughter, Cinderella, is carefully kept in the background. While they are waiting, a storm arises and Lord Browning is overtaken by it. He seeks shelter in a fisherman's hut and learns of the Gibson family from the old fisherman. Mrs. Gibson and her two daughters and step-daughter, are caught in the same storm and they also take refuge in the fisherman's hut. Lord Browning, seeing them approaching, disguises himself in fisherman's clothes. The mother and her daughters enter very haughtily, and not recognizing him, are very patronizing and seem to be contaminated by having to accept the hospitality of the hut. Not so with Cinderella. She is a friend of the old fisherman, treats him very kindly and enters into conversation with Lord Browning. The next day, Browning, dressed as the fisherman, comes to Mrs. Gibson's to sell fish. He is harshly ...
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