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DATE
PAGE
Motog
23 Sep 16
p. 738.
MPN
16 Sep 16
p. 1726.
MPN
30 Sep 16
p. 2055.
MPW
28 Sep 16
p. 991.
MPW
7 Oct 16
p. 135.
NYDM
16 Sep 16
p. 24.
Variety
8 Sep 16
p. 21.
Wid's
14 Sep 16
p. 906.
CAST
PRODUCTION CREDITS
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CREDITED AS
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DETAILS
Release Date:
25 September 1916
Copyright Claimant:
Vitagraph Co. of America
Copyright Date:
20 September 1916
Copyright Number:
LP9163
Physical Properties:
Silent
Black and White
Length(in reels):
5
Country:
United States
Passed by NBR:
No
SYNOPSIS

Wealthy businessman Blake Waring is obsessed by possessions and feels that he owns even his wife Leila. Finally, Leila can no longer bear being thought of as property, and so she runs away. Blake's attitude changes instantly as he realizes that he treated his wife terribly, and that people can never be considered as objects. As a result, Blake pursues Leila and vows to her that he will change his ways. She believes him and once again becomes his ... +


Wealthy businessman Blake Waring is obsessed by possessions and feels that he owns even his wife Leila. Finally, Leila can no longer bear being thought of as property, and so she runs away. Blake's attitude changes instantly as he realizes that he treated his wife terribly, and that people can never be considered as objects. As a result, Blake pursues Leila and vows to her that he will change his ways. She believes him and once again becomes his wife. +

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Legend
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Offscreen Credit
Name Occurs Before Title
AFI Life Achievement Award

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