Blazing Love (1916)

Drama | 1 May 1916

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HISTORY

This film was copyrighted at six ... More Less

This film was copyrighted at six reels. More Less

SOURCE CITATIONS
SOURCE
DATE
PAGE
Motog
13 May 16
p. 1112.
MPN
13 May 16
p. 2919.
MPW
20 May 16
p. 1352.
Wid's
4 May 16
p. 550.
DETAILS
Release Date:
1 May 1916
Copyright Claimant:
William Fox
Copyright Date:
30 April 1916
Copyright Number:
LP8190
Physical Properties:
Silent
Black and White
Length(in reels):
5
Country:
United States
Passed by NBR:
No
SYNOPSIS

Margaret Walsh's husband dies in a polar expedition and, still grieving for him, she marries a much older man, Morgan Delafield, a friend of her father. Some time later, Margaret falls in love with Stephen Bond, several years younger than she, but decides that she must not ruin her marriage. Nonetheless, gossip begins about Margaret and Stephen, and Morgan kills himself because of it. Stephen and Margaret marry, and as the years pass the age difference between them, at least to Margaret, increases. Stephen falls in love with a woman his own age, leaving Margaret as powerless and depressed as Morgan had been a decade before. Finally, like Morgan, Margaret commits suicide so Stephen can be with the woman he truly ... +


Margaret Walsh's husband dies in a polar expedition and, still grieving for him, she marries a much older man, Morgan Delafield, a friend of her father. Some time later, Margaret falls in love with Stephen Bond, several years younger than she, but decides that she must not ruin her marriage. Nonetheless, gossip begins about Margaret and Stephen, and Morgan kills himself because of it. Stephen and Margaret marry, and as the years pass the age difference between them, at least to Margaret, increases. Stephen falls in love with a woman his own age, leaving Margaret as powerless and depressed as Morgan had been a decade before. Finally, like Morgan, Margaret commits suicide so Stephen can be with the woman he truly loves. +

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Offscreen Credit
Name Occurs Before Title
AFI Life Achievement Award

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