Caprice of the Mountains (1916)

Drama | 17 July 1916

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HISTORY

Caprice of the Mountains marked June Caprice's film ... More Less

Caprice of the Mountains marked June Caprice's film debut. More Less

SOURCE CITATIONS
SOURCE
DATE
PAGE
Motog
22 Jul 16
p. 215
MPN
22 Jul 16
p. 455.
MPW
29 Jul 16
p. 802.
Wid's
13 Jul 16
p. 707.
DETAILS
Release Date:
17 July 1916
Copyright Claimant:
William Fox
Copyright Date:
9 July 1916
Copyright Number:
LP8663
Physical Properties:
Silent
Black and White
Length(in reels):
5
Country:
United States
Passed by NBR:
No
SYNOPSIS

Caprice Talbert, a mountaineer's daughter, spends some time in the apartment of young playboy Jack Edmunds, who is "roughing it" in her home town. When Caprice's overly suspicious father finds out, he forces Jack to marry her, after which the newlyweds leave for Jack's home in the city. Jack remains upset with the shotgun marriage, and Caprice finds the big-city lifestyle unendurable, so she leaves her husband and returns to the mountains. During her absence, Jack realizes that he does indeed love her, and so he, too, goes to the mountains, where he finds Caprice, tells her how he feels and promises that they will never leave the mountains ... +


Caprice Talbert, a mountaineer's daughter, spends some time in the apartment of young playboy Jack Edmunds, who is "roughing it" in her home town. When Caprice's overly suspicious father finds out, he forces Jack to marry her, after which the newlyweds leave for Jack's home in the city. Jack remains upset with the shotgun marriage, and Caprice finds the big-city lifestyle unendurable, so she leaves her husband and returns to the mountains. During her absence, Jack realizes that he does indeed love her, and so he, too, goes to the mountains, where he finds Caprice, tells her how he feels and promises that they will never leave the mountains again. +

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

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