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Film Daily
16 Jan 1927.
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Variety
29 Jun 1927
p. 26.
DETAILS
Release Date:
3 January 1927
Copyright Claimant:
Sterling Pictures Distributing Corp.
Copyright Date:
10 January 1927
Copyright Number:
LP23518
Physical Properties:
Silent
Black and White
Length(in feet):
5,253
Length(in reels):
6
Country:
United States
Language:
English
Passed by NBR:
No
SYNOPSIS

Jimmy Rhodes, younger brother of Gov. John Rhodes, falls in love with an American girl abroad, and because of his mother's intervention she commits suicide, causing a scandal in the Rhodes family. On the governor's wedding day, his bride, Helen Hanby, recognizes the portrait of her dead sister, and believing her husband to be the moral slayer and betrayer of her sister, she determines to do everything in her power to ruin his chances for reelection. She allows Colvin, a young bounder secretly in league with the governor's political opponents, to accompany her to disreputable roadhouses, and at a charity benefit she auctions off her clothes to raise money. Learning of her scheming, Jimmy confesses that he, not his brother, abandoned her sister; and reaffirming her love for John, she is forgiven by ... +


Jimmy Rhodes, younger brother of Gov. John Rhodes, falls in love with an American girl abroad, and because of his mother's intervention she commits suicide, causing a scandal in the Rhodes family. On the governor's wedding day, his bride, Helen Hanby, recognizes the portrait of her dead sister, and believing her husband to be the moral slayer and betrayer of her sister, she determines to do everything in her power to ruin his chances for reelection. She allows Colvin, a young bounder secretly in league with the governor's political opponents, to accompany her to disreputable roadhouses, and at a charity benefit she auctions off her clothes to raise money. Learning of her scheming, Jimmy confesses that he, not his brother, abandoned her sister; and reaffirming her love for John, she is forgiven by him. +

GENRE
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Sub-genre:
Society


Subject

Legend
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Partially Viewed
Offscreen Credit
Name Occurs Before Title
AFI Life Achievement Award

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