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Because it was copyrighted again in 1917, this film was probably re-released in that ... More Less

Because it was copyrighted again in 1917, this film was probably re-released in that year. More Less

SOURCE CITATIONS
SOURCE
DATE
PAGE
Motog
13 Nov 15
p. 1018.
Motog
27 Nov 15
p. 1143.
Motog
25 Dec 15
p. 1364.
MPW
20 Nov 15
p. 1508.
MPW
11 Dec 15
p. 2088.
Variety
19 Nov 15
p. 23.
Wid's
2 Dec 1915.
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DETAILS
Release Date:
19 December 1915
Copyright Claimants:
Triangle Film Corp. Triangle Film Corp.
Copyright Dates:
3 December 1915 19 December 1915
Copyright Numbers:
LU7111 LP10840
Physical Properties:
Silent
Black and White
Length(in feet):
4,618
Length(in reels):
5
Country:
United States
Passed by NBR:
No
SYNOPSIS

Drunk and dissolute, Jack Leonard pays a visit to Countess Iva Ivanoff, who is renowned among the New York rich for her fortune telling skills. Attracted to the millionaire, the countess takes Jack in, puts him under her potent romantic spell and imprisons him in her home. To test his sobriety, the countess eventually allows Jack to leave, but he quickly begins to drink again, and as punishment, the countess brutally whips him. Reformed by the beating, Jack returns to Mildred, his wife, and their newborn child. Mildred, however, is suspicious of her changed husband and goes to the countess for advice on the matter. Unaware of Mildred's identity, the countess tells her to reconcile with Jack, but recants her advice when she discovers Mildred's last name. After a heated fight between the two women, Jack and Mildred ... +


Drunk and dissolute, Jack Leonard pays a visit to Countess Iva Ivanoff, who is renowned among the New York rich for her fortune telling skills. Attracted to the millionaire, the countess takes Jack in, puts him under her potent romantic spell and imprisons him in her home. To test his sobriety, the countess eventually allows Jack to leave, but he quickly begins to drink again, and as punishment, the countess brutally whips him. Reformed by the beating, Jack returns to Mildred, his wife, and their newborn child. Mildred, however, is suspicious of her changed husband and goes to the countess for advice on the matter. Unaware of Mildred's identity, the countess tells her to reconcile with Jack, but recants her advice when she discovers Mildred's last name. After a heated fight between the two women, Jack and Mildred reunite. +

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

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