Cast & Crew
Edwin S. Porter
Kleine summary: A well-dressed young lady sets out from her father's mansion to do some shopping. Her coupe sets her down in front of one of New York's best known department stores, which she enters. In front of one of the counters we see her stealing articles and hiding them in her muff. She is caught and arrested. A poor woman is next shown stealing food for her children. She is detected, arrested, and both she and the society girl are brought before the same judge. The one is convicted of stealing and sent to jail, the other is called a "Kleptomaniac" and placed in the hands of her friends for their tender ministrations.