The Lily and the Rose (1915)

Drama | 12 December 1915

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HISTORY

This film was re-released as The Tiger Girl in a slightly revised form on 15 Feb 1920 by the United Picture Productions Corp. According to modern sources, D. W. Griffith wrote the scenario for this film using his pseudonym, Granville Warwick, at the urging of Harry Aitken, the head of the newly formed Triangle/Fine Arts company, but was not involved with the production beyond that contribution. When the film was re-issued in 1920, Griffith announced in the trade papers that his name would be removed from all advertising as he did not consider it to be a Griffith ... More Less

This film was re-released as The Tiger Girl in a slightly revised form on 15 Feb 1920 by the United Picture Productions Corp. According to modern sources, D. W. Griffith wrote the scenario for this film using his pseudonym, Granville Warwick, at the urging of Harry Aitken, the head of the newly formed Triangle/Fine Arts company, but was not involved with the production beyond that contribution. When the film was re-issued in 1920, Griffith announced in the trade papers that his name would be removed from all advertising as he did not consider it to be a Griffith production. More Less

SOURCE CITATIONS
SOURCE
DATE
PAGE
Motog
20 Nov 15
p. 1079.
Motog
18 Dec 15
p. 1310.
MPN
4 Sep 15
p. 50.
MPN
30 Oct 15
p. 96.
MPN
20 Nov 15
p. 83.
MPN
4 Dec 15
p. 108.
MPN
24 Jan 20
p. 1063.
MPN
31 Jan 20
p. 1288.
MPN
7 Feb 20
pp. 1388-89.
MPW
13 Nov 15
p. 1322.
MPW
4 Dec 15
p. 1907.
MPW
17 Jan 20
p. 403.
New York Times
8 Nov 15
p. 13.
NYDM
13 Nov 15
p. 28.
Variety
12 Nov 15
p. 22.
Variety
20 Feb 20
p. 40.
DETAILS
Alternate Title:
The Tiger Girl
Release Date:
12 December 1915
Copyright Claimant:
Triangle Film Corp.
Copyright Date:
6 December 1915
Copyright Number:
LP7979
Physical Properties:
Silent
Black and White
Length(in reels):
5
Country:
United States
Passed by NBR:
No
SYNOPSIS

To the dismay of Allison Edwards, her bookwormish, adoring neighbor, Mary Randolph, falls in love with and marries Jack Van Norman, a rich and handsome former football star. After a few months of marital contentment, Jack becomes infatuated with Rose, an exotic dancer. Despite Mary's attempts at winning him back, Jack agrees to a divorce, moves in with Rose and leaves Mary to bear their baby alone. The new couple live happily at the seashore until Jack discovers that whenever he goes away on business, Rose entertains other men. Despondent over Rose's repeated infidelities, Jack commits suicide. At his coffin, Mary forgives him and then finds solace in the arms of the faithful Allison, now a successful author. After dedicating his latest book to her, Allison proposes marriage, and he and Mary happily ... +


To the dismay of Allison Edwards, her bookwormish, adoring neighbor, Mary Randolph, falls in love with and marries Jack Van Norman, a rich and handsome former football star. After a few months of marital contentment, Jack becomes infatuated with Rose, an exotic dancer. Despite Mary's attempts at winning him back, Jack agrees to a divorce, moves in with Rose and leaves Mary to bear their baby alone. The new couple live happily at the seashore until Jack discovers that whenever he goes away on business, Rose entertains other men. Despondent over Rose's repeated infidelities, Jack commits suicide. At his coffin, Mary forgives him and then finds solace in the arms of the faithful Allison, now a successful author. After dedicating his latest book to her, Allison proposes marriage, and he and Mary happily wed. +

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