The Unfaithful Wife (1915)

Drama | 5 December 1915

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HISTORY

Genevieve Hamper was married to Robert B. Mantell at the time of this ... More Less

Genevieve Hamper was married to Robert B. Mantell at the time of this production. More Less

SOURCE CITATIONS
SOURCE
DATE
PAGE
Motog
25 Dec 15
p. 1341, 1363
MPN
27 Nov 15
p. 83.
MPN
4 Dec 15
p. 55.
MPN
21 Aug 15
p. 81.
MPN
18 Dec 15
p. 55, 83
MPW
18 Dec 15
pp. 2195-96, 2203
Variety
31 Dec 15
p. 25.
DETAILS
Release Date:
5 December 1915
Copyright Claimant:
William Fox
Copyright Date:
5 December 1915
Copyright Number:
LP7137
Physical Properties:
Silent
Black and White
Length(in reels):
5
Country:
United States
Passed by NBR:
No
SYNOPSIS

Severely stricken during a cholera epidemic, Count Fabiano Romani lies dying in his Naples home. Eager to free herself, Juliet, his wife, conspires with Arturo, her lover, to bury the count while he is still alive. Though entombed, Fabiano recovers and escapes and then plots his revenge. Disguised as a rich family friend, Fabiano ingratiates himself with his unsuspecting wife and eventually secures a marriage promise from her. Furious at the rejection, Arturo challenges Fabiano to a duel, but before he can fire a shot, Fabiano reveals his identity and slays him. Still ignorant of his disguise, Juliet marries Fabiano and then begs him to take her to the treasure of family jewels she believes will be hers. After leading her into a dark tomb, Fabiano unveils his secret and in spite of her pleas for forgiveness, locks the door and leaves his unfaithful wife to ... +


Severely stricken during a cholera epidemic, Count Fabiano Romani lies dying in his Naples home. Eager to free herself, Juliet, his wife, conspires with Arturo, her lover, to bury the count while he is still alive. Though entombed, Fabiano recovers and escapes and then plots his revenge. Disguised as a rich family friend, Fabiano ingratiates himself with his unsuspecting wife and eventually secures a marriage promise from her. Furious at the rejection, Arturo challenges Fabiano to a duel, but before he can fire a shot, Fabiano reveals his identity and slays him. Still ignorant of his disguise, Juliet marries Fabiano and then begs him to take her to the treasure of family jewels she believes will be hers. After leading her into a dark tomb, Fabiano unveils his secret and in spite of her pleas for forgiveness, locks the door and leaves his unfaithful wife to die. +

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