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According to a news item, The Tangle was filmed on location in Texas. Troops from the U.S. Regular Army also appeared in the film. It opened at the Vitagraph Theatre in New York on 12 Oct ... More Less

According to a news item, The Tangle was filmed on location in Texas. Troops from the U.S. Regular Army also appeared in the film. It opened at the Vitagraph Theatre in New York on 12 Oct 1914. More Less

GEOGRAPHIC LOCATIONS
SOURCE CITATIONS
SOURCE
DATE
PAGE
Motog
24 Oct 14
p. 564.
Motog
12 Dec 14
p. 829.
MPN
7 Nov 14
p. 50.
MPW
12 Dec 14
p. 1588.
NYDM
14 Oct 14
p. 25.
NYDM
21 Oct 14
p. 30.
DETAILS
Release Date:
November 1914
Copyright Claimant:
Vitagraph Co. of America
Copyright Date:
12 November 1914
Copyright Number:
LP3746
Physical Properties:
Silent
Black and White
Length(in reels):
4
Country:
United States
Passed by NBR:
No
SYNOPSIS

Lieutenant Jack Bradley is engaged to Margaret Lane, a New York society girl. She breaks their engagement without explanation when she discovers the photograph of a beautiful young woman among his things, then she marries Richard Everett, who is also a soldier. Some time later, Everett is a colonel on an army post in Texas when Jack's regiment is assigned to the same post. Margaret meets Jack again and finds that the woman in the photograph is his sister Emily. When she tries to explain to Jack that she still loves him, they are interrupted in a compromising position by Major Prescott who later tells the Colonel. Everett discovers that the two had acted honorably, however, and when he is mortally wounded in battle he makes Jack promise to marry ... +


Lieutenant Jack Bradley is engaged to Margaret Lane, a New York society girl. She breaks their engagement without explanation when she discovers the photograph of a beautiful young woman among his things, then she marries Richard Everett, who is also a soldier. Some time later, Everett is a colonel on an army post in Texas when Jack's regiment is assigned to the same post. Margaret meets Jack again and finds that the woman in the photograph is his sister Emily. When she tries to explain to Jack that she still loves him, they are interrupted in a compromising position by Major Prescott who later tells the Colonel. Everett discovers that the two had acted honorably, however, and when he is mortally wounded in battle he makes Jack promise to marry Margaret. +

GENRE
Genre:
Sub-genre:
Historical, War


Subject

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

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