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Film Daily
4 Oct 1925.
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New York Times
2 Sep 1925
p. 21.
Variety
2 Sep 1925
p. 37.
DETAILS
Release Date:
30 August 1925
Premiere Information:
New York opening: 30 August 1925
Copyright Claimant:
Vitagraph Co. of America
Copyright Date:
21 August 1925
Copyright Number:
LP21755
Physical Properties:
Silent
Black and White
Length(in feet):
7,036
Length(in reels):
7
Country:
United States
Language:
English
Passed by NBR:
No
SYNOPSIS

Rex Westmore, idling at a seashore resort, protects Betty Brown from the unwanted advances of a sandy sheik, and mutual interest soon develops into love. They marry and after a honeymoon in Europe settle down to contented domesticity. Ward Ralston, Westmore's financial advisor and agent, falls in love with Betty and conspires with a dishonest physician to ruin Rex's health, thereby hoping to gain control of both Rex's wife and his money. The physician dopes Rex, telling Betty that only an operation in Europe, preformed by a noted Swiss surgeon, can save his life. Ralston then offers to finance the trip if Betty will divorce Rex and marry him. In her extremity, she consents, leading Rex to believe that she has fallen in love with Ralston, knowing that only by this deception will she be able to persuade her husband to go to Switzerland. Ralston's scheme is exposed, however, and he receives a sound thrashing. Betty and Rex are ... +


Rex Westmore, idling at a seashore resort, protects Betty Brown from the unwanted advances of a sandy sheik, and mutual interest soon develops into love. They marry and after a honeymoon in Europe settle down to contented domesticity. Ward Ralston, Westmore's financial advisor and agent, falls in love with Betty and conspires with a dishonest physician to ruin Rex's health, thereby hoping to gain control of both Rex's wife and his money. The physician dopes Rex, telling Betty that only an operation in Europe, preformed by a noted Swiss surgeon, can save his life. Ralston then offers to finance the trip if Betty will divorce Rex and marry him. In her extremity, she consents, leading Rex to believe that she has fallen in love with Ralston, knowing that only by this deception will she be able to persuade her husband to go to Switzerland. Ralston's scheme is exposed, however, and he receives a sound thrashing. Betty and Rex are reunited. +

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