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According to one review, the character played by Olga Petrova was called "Jane ... More Less

According to one review, the character played by Olga Petrova was called "Jane Lagrange." More Less

SOURCE CITATIONS
SOURCE
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PAGE
Motog
14 Aug 15
p. 333.
MPN
14 Aug 15
p. 41.
MPW
14 Aug 15
p. 1232.
Variety
26 Jun 15
p. 85.
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DETAILS
Release Date:
9 August 1915
Copyright Claimant:
Metro Pictures Corp.
Copyright Date:
9 August 1915
Copyright Number:
LP6479
Physical Properties:
Silent
Black and White
Length(in reels):
5
Country:
United States
Language:
English
Passed by NBR:
No
SYNOPSIS

Jeanne Lefarge is seriously injured when her car runs over a cliff in the Adirondacks. At a nearby hotel, she recovers and is courted by the male guests. After a married doctor weds Jeanne illegally and abandons her, she attempts suicide. Asked to leave the hotel, Jeanne sails to Paris, where she conspires with two conmen and becomes the heartless, scheming woman known as "The Vampire." After foreign governments hire Jeanne to steal secret papers from American attaché Robert Sterling, she falls in love with him, but upon learning that Robert is the son of the man who abandoned her, Jeanne vows to wreck Robert's life. Back in New York, Jeanne's love overcomes her desire for vengeance, and she plans to marry Robert, who breaks with his childhood sweetheart. After Robert's father meets Jeanne and accuses her of being an adventuress, she forces him to confess. When one of Jeanne's conspirators breaks into Robert's house for the papers, Jeanne is hit by a bullet aimed at Robert. As she is dying, Jeanne reunites Robert and his ... +


Jeanne Lefarge is seriously injured when her car runs over a cliff in the Adirondacks. At a nearby hotel, she recovers and is courted by the male guests. After a married doctor weds Jeanne illegally and abandons her, she attempts suicide. Asked to leave the hotel, Jeanne sails to Paris, where she conspires with two conmen and becomes the heartless, scheming woman known as "The Vampire." After foreign governments hire Jeanne to steal secret papers from American attaché Robert Sterling, she falls in love with him, but upon learning that Robert is the son of the man who abandoned her, Jeanne vows to wreck Robert's life. Back in New York, Jeanne's love overcomes her desire for vengeance, and she plans to marry Robert, who breaks with his childhood sweetheart. After Robert's father meets Jeanne and accuses her of being an adventuress, she forces him to confess. When one of Jeanne's conspirators breaks into Robert's house for the papers, Jeanne is hit by a bullet aimed at Robert. As she is dying, Jeanne reunites Robert and his sweetheart. +

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AFI Life Achievement Award

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