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SOURCE
DATE
PAGE
Motog
18 Nov 16
p. 1148.
MPW
25 Nov 16
p. 1179, 1225
NYDM
11 Nov 16
p. 28.
Variety
10 Aug 16
p. 776.
Wid's
16 Nov 16
p. 1102.
DETAILS
Release Date:
6 November 1916
Copyright Claimant:
Popular Plays and Players, Inc.
Copyright Date:
4 November 1916
Copyright Number:
LP9455
Physical Properties:
Silent
Black and White
Length(in reels):
5
Country:
United States
Passed by NBR:
No
SYNOPSIS

An unscrupulous banker, Howard Dundore, and a well-intentioned businessman, Franklin Hall, both want to marry Norma Russell. She chooses Franklin, and for revenge, Howard takes him into the banking business and has a cashier, Horace Scott, falsify Franklin's books. Franklin is sentenced to prison, but to prove his innocence, Norma gets the truth out of Horace and then writes a screenplay based on his story. She brings Howard to the premiere of her movie, as well as Horace, who now has amnesia. The events of the film jog his memory, however, and he publicly denounces Howard in the theater. Howard exits quickly but is killed in a train wreck while trying to leave town. Franklin is released and, after returning to Norma, discovers that his South American rubber plantation has netted him a ... +


An unscrupulous banker, Howard Dundore, and a well-intentioned businessman, Franklin Hall, both want to marry Norma Russell. She chooses Franklin, and for revenge, Howard takes him into the banking business and has a cashier, Horace Scott, falsify Franklin's books. Franklin is sentenced to prison, but to prove his innocence, Norma gets the truth out of Horace and then writes a screenplay based on his story. She brings Howard to the premiere of her movie, as well as Horace, who now has amnesia. The events of the film jog his memory, however, and he publicly denounces Howard in the theater. Howard exits quickly but is killed in a train wreck while trying to leave town. Franklin is released and, after returning to Norma, discovers that his South American rubber plantation has netted him a fortune. +

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AFI Life Achievement Award

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