Salvation Nell (1921)

Melodrama | July 1921

Director:

Kenneth Webb

Writer:

Dorothy Farnum

Cinematographer:

Ernest Haller

Production Designers:

Roy Webb, Albert D'Agostino

Production Company:

Whitman Bennett Productions
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LITERARY
Based on the play Salvation Nell, a Play in Three Acts by Edward Brewster Sheldon (New York, 1908).
DETAILS
Release Date:
July 1921
Copyright Claimants:
Whitman Bennett Whitman Bennett
Copyright Dates:
28 June 1921 11 July 1921
Copyright Numbers:
LP16711 LP16749
Physical Properties:
Silent
Black and White
Length(in feet):
6,384
Length(in reels):
5-7
Country:
United States
Passed by NBR:
No
SYNOPSIS

Nell Sanders, a girl of the lower East Side slums, is compelled to work in the saloon of Sid McGovern as scrubbing woman. Her sweetheart Jim, in rescuing her from the attentions of Al McGovern, kills Al and is sent to prison for 7 years. Meanwhile, Nell is befriended by Maggie, a Salvation Army girl, and after the birth of her child she joins the ranks and becomes a valuable speaker. When Jim is released, he finds Nell being courted by Major Williams; and though she still loves Jim, she refuses to return to their former life. Jim is at last convinced of her sincerity, and he pledges to start a new life with ... +


Nell Sanders, a girl of the lower East Side slums, is compelled to work in the saloon of Sid McGovern as scrubbing woman. Her sweetheart Jim, in rescuing her from the attentions of Al McGovern, kills Al and is sent to prison for 7 years. Meanwhile, Nell is befriended by Maggie, a Salvation Army girl, and after the birth of her child she joins the ranks and becomes a valuable speaker. When Jim is released, he finds Nell being courted by Major Williams; and though she still loves Jim, she refuses to return to their former life. Jim is at last convinced of her sincerity, and he pledges to start a new life with her. +

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