Divorce and the Daughter (1916)

Drama | 3 December 1916

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SOURCE CITATIONS
SOURCE
DATE
PAGE
Motog
2 Dec 16
p. 1253.
MPN
2 Dec 16
p. 3492.
MPW
2 Dec 16
p. 1342.
MPW
24 Jun 16
p. 2301.
Variety
17 Nov 16
p. 24.
Wid's
23 Nov 16
p. 1127.
DETAILS
Release Date:
3 December 1916
Physical Properties:
Silent
Black and White
Length(in reels):
5
Country:
United States
Language:
English
Passed by NBR:
No
SYNOPSIS

When Alicia's father unexpectedly inherits a fortune, he moves his family to a big house and becomes an artist, indulging his Bohemian fantasies. After he starts an affair with another woman, he and his wife separate, while Alicia, following his example, breaks off her engagement to Dr. John Osborne and becomes involved with Herbert Rawlins, a proponent of "free love." Herbert tries to seduce Alicia, but she knocks him out with a bronze statue and then, disillusioned with the "free love" lifestyle, goes back to John. Similarly, her father, finally realizing the bad influence his behavior has had on Alicia, ends his extra marital romance and is reconciled with his ... +


When Alicia's father unexpectedly inherits a fortune, he moves his family to a big house and becomes an artist, indulging his Bohemian fantasies. After he starts an affair with another woman, he and his wife separate, while Alicia, following his example, breaks off her engagement to Dr. John Osborne and becomes involved with Herbert Rawlins, a proponent of "free love." Herbert tries to seduce Alicia, but she knocks him out with a bronze statue and then, disillusioned with the "free love" lifestyle, goes back to John. Similarly, her father, finally realizing the bad influence his behavior has had on Alicia, ends his extra marital romance and is reconciled with his wife. +

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AFI Life Achievement Award

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