The Woman Who Walked Alone (1922)

Melodrama | 11 June 1922

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DETAILS
Release Date:
11 June 1922
Copyright Claimant:
Famous Players-Lasky Corp.
Copyright Date:
7 June 1922
Copyright Number:
LP17948
Physical Properties:
Silent
Black and White
Length(in feet):
5,947
Length(in reels):
6
Country:
United States
Language:
English
Passed by NBR:
No
SYNOPSIS

Iris Champneys, forced into a marriage of convenience with the Earl of Lemister, attempts to recover some compromising letters for her sister Muriel, who has been seduced by a social parasite. Iris is thus caught by Lemister in a delicate situation, and he demands a divorce. Clement Gaunt, formerly employed by Lemister and in love with Iris, has become a ranch foreman in South Africa. He becomes entangled with Hannah, the rancher's wife, who shoots her husband, then places the blame on Clem when he refuses to run away with her. Seven years later, Gaunt--trying to escape the police--meets Iris, who is operating a tavern on the African caravan road. Iris, learning of his predicament, rides to Hannah Schriemann, telling her that Clem has been executed for her crime. When the police bring Clem to the house, Hannah--frightened by his "ghost"--confesses, and Iris and Clem find a way to ... +


Iris Champneys, forced into a marriage of convenience with the Earl of Lemister, attempts to recover some compromising letters for her sister Muriel, who has been seduced by a social parasite. Iris is thus caught by Lemister in a delicate situation, and he demands a divorce. Clement Gaunt, formerly employed by Lemister and in love with Iris, has become a ranch foreman in South Africa. He becomes entangled with Hannah, the rancher's wife, who shoots her husband, then places the blame on Clem when he refuses to run away with her. Seven years later, Gaunt--trying to escape the police--meets Iris, who is operating a tavern on the African caravan road. Iris, learning of his predicament, rides to Hannah Schriemann, telling her that Clem has been executed for her crime. When the police bring Clem to the house, Hannah--frightened by his "ghost"--confesses, and Iris and Clem find a way to happiness. +

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AFI Life Achievement Award

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