The Journey's End (1921)

Melodrama | 1921

Director:

Hugo Ballin

Writer:

Hugo Ballin

Producer:

Hugo Ballin

Cinematographer:

James Diamond

Production Company:

Hugo Ballin Productions
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HISTORY

This film was produced without titles. Copyrighted as 7 ... More Less

This film was produced without titles. Copyrighted as 7 reels. More Less

CAST
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PHOTOGRAPHY
Dir of photog
SOURCES
LITERARY
Based on the short story "Ave Maria" by Sister Eileen (publication undetermined).
AUTHOR
DETAILS
Premiere Information:
New York premiere: ca16 Jul 1921
Copyright Claimant:
Hugo Ballin Productions
Copyright Date:
24 July 1921
Copyright Number:
LP17971
Physical Properties:
Silent
Black and White
Length(in feet):
7,500
Length(in reels):
8
Country:
United States
Passed by NBR:
No
SYNOPSIS

The Girl, educated in a convent in Rome, writes to her uncle in America, expressing a desire to return home, and he offers her a place with his family. Arriving in the Pennsylvania foundry town, she finds the conditions under which she must live intolerable, and when The Ironworker proposes marriage she accepts. A few years pass, during which a child is born to them. When The Mill Owner comes to their home to discuss business, she falls in love with him, but rather than face temptation she leaves home with the child. Aware of his wife's love for The Mill Owner, the husband clears the way for their union by exchanging identities with a worker killed in an accident and goes abroad to seek forgetfulness in a Roman monastery. The Mill Owner and The Girl are married and take a honeymoon voyage to Rome. There they confront the former husband, who dies from the shock of the ... +


The Girl, educated in a convent in Rome, writes to her uncle in America, expressing a desire to return home, and he offers her a place with his family. Arriving in the Pennsylvania foundry town, she finds the conditions under which she must live intolerable, and when The Ironworker proposes marriage she accepts. A few years pass, during which a child is born to them. When The Mill Owner comes to their home to discuss business, she falls in love with him, but rather than face temptation she leaves home with the child. Aware of his wife's love for The Mill Owner, the husband clears the way for their union by exchanging identities with a worker killed in an accident and goes abroad to seek forgetfulness in a Roman monastery. The Mill Owner and The Girl are married and take a honeymoon voyage to Rome. There they confront the former husband, who dies from the shock of the meeting. +

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AFI Life Achievement Award

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