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HISTORY

The film was released in 1916, but not copyrighted until its re-release in 1923, by Tri-Stone Pictures (see AFI Catalog of Feature Films, 1921-30 ; ... More Less

The film was released in 1916, but not copyrighted until its re-release in 1923, by Tri-Stone Pictures (see AFI Catalog of Feature Films, 1921-30 ; F2.1334). More Less

SOURCE CITATIONS
SOURCE
DATE
PAGE
Motog
5 Aug 16
p. 326.
MPN
5 Aug 16
p. 788.
MPW
15 Jul 16
p. 530.
MPW
6 May 16
p. 1023.
MPW
19 Aug 16
p. 1302.
Variety
28 Jul 16
p. 24.
Wid's
20 Jul 16
p. 733.
DETAILS
Release Date:
13 August 1916
Copyright Claimant:
Tri-Stone Pictures, Inc.
Copyright Date:
2 November 1923
Copyright Number:
LP19559
Physical Properties:
Silent
Black and White
Length(in reels):
5
Country:
United States
Language:
English
Passed by NBR:
No
SYNOPSIS

Wynne Mortimer's wealthy father breaks her engagement to Bohemian artist David White, who, at the urging of his model Rene, turns to drugs to ease the pain of the failed romance. Wynne rebels against her father, however, and elopes with David, but even the marriage cannot end his drug habit, which eventually drives Wynne back to her father's home. David then manages to end his addiction, while Wynne, out of loyalty and love, has left her father once again to try to find her husband. Her search takes her to the most dangerous part of the city, where a man attacks her. Having learned of his wife's whereabouts, however, David appears and saves her, after which the couple makes plans to live once again as husband and ... +


Wynne Mortimer's wealthy father breaks her engagement to Bohemian artist David White, who, at the urging of his model Rene, turns to drugs to ease the pain of the failed romance. Wynne rebels against her father, however, and elopes with David, but even the marriage cannot end his drug habit, which eventually drives Wynne back to her father's home. David then manages to end his addiction, while Wynne, out of loyalty and love, has left her father once again to try to find her husband. Her search takes her to the most dangerous part of the city, where a man attacks her. Having learned of his wife's whereabouts, however, David appears and saves her, after which the couple makes plans to live once again as husband and wife. +

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

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