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Working titles for the film were The Call of Love and The Little Mother of the Hills ... More Less

Working titles for the film were The Call of Love and The Little Mother of the Hills . More Less

SOURCE CITATIONS
SOURCE
DATE
PAGE
Motog
3 Jun 16
p. 1277.
MPN
10 Jun 16
p. 3597.
MPW
10 Jun 16
p. 1898, 1947
Wid's
25 May 16
p. 602.
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DETAILS
Alternate Titles:
The Little Mother of the Hills
The Call of Love
Release Date:
29 May 1916
Copyright Claimant:
World Film Corp.
Copyright Date:
16 May 1916
Copyright Number:
LU8398
Physical Properties:
Silent
Black and White
Length(in reels):
5
Country:
United States
Passed by NBR:
No
SYNOPSIS

Civil engineer George Castleman leaves his wife Mildred in the city and goes South to supervise the construction of a railroad. Not one to be alone for long, Mildred quickly begins an affair with the wealthy and dissolute Arnold Morgan, while George becomes friends with Zell, who lives in the mountains. When George tells Zell about his unhappy marriage, she goes to Mildred, hoping to bring about a reconciliation between her and George. Mildred, however, views Zell's relationship with George as the grounds for divorce that she has been trying to find for so long. She and her lawyer follow Zell back to the mountains, but they die in an accident en route. Zell and George then realize that they love each other and make plans for their life ... +


Civil engineer George Castleman leaves his wife Mildred in the city and goes South to supervise the construction of a railroad. Not one to be alone for long, Mildred quickly begins an affair with the wealthy and dissolute Arnold Morgan, while George becomes friends with Zell, who lives in the mountains. When George tells Zell about his unhappy marriage, she goes to Mildred, hoping to bring about a reconciliation between her and George. Mildred, however, views Zell's relationship with George as the grounds for divorce that she has been trying to find for so long. She and her lawyer follow Zell back to the mountains, but they die in an accident en route. Zell and George then realize that they love each other and make plans for their life together. +

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

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