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SOURCE
DATE
PAGE
Motog
9 Sep 16
p. 609.
MPN
16 Sep 16
p. 1726, 1921
MPW
16 Sep 16
p. 1774, 1818
MPW
10 Jul 16
p. 27, 30
NYDM
16 Sep 16
pp. 24-25.
Wid's
7 Sep 16
p. 847.
CAST
PRODUCTION CREDITS
NAME
PARENT COMPANY
PRODUCTION COMPANY
PRODUCTION TEXT
Gold Rooster Plays
DISTRIBUTION COMPANY
NAME
CREDITED AS
CREDIT
DIRECTOR
WRITER
PHOTOGRAPHY
DETAILS
Release Date:
10 September 1916
Physical Properties:
Silent
Black and White
Length(in reels):
5
Country:
United States
Passed by NBR:
No
SYNOPSIS

After her husband Jim strikes it rich, Grace Lane, who has had a life-long fear of poverty, raises her daughter Florence to accept only luxury. Then, when Florence is old enough to have suitors, she quickly rejects Durland, a penniless artist, and marries Alfred Griffin, a rich playboy. She finds out, however, that Alfred is unfaithful and a spendthrift, and so they soon become bitter enemies. In a final effort to ruin Florence's life, Alfred neatly arranges evidence to make her look like his murderer and then commits suicide. The butler, however, who saw everything, is able to clear Florence of the charge, and afterward she rushes to Durland, with whom she makes plans to get ... +


After her husband Jim strikes it rich, Grace Lane, who has had a life-long fear of poverty, raises her daughter Florence to accept only luxury. Then, when Florence is old enough to have suitors, she quickly rejects Durland, a penniless artist, and marries Alfred Griffin, a rich playboy. She finds out, however, that Alfred is unfaithful and a spendthrift, and so they soon become bitter enemies. In a final effort to ruin Florence's life, Alfred neatly arranges evidence to make her look like his murderer and then commits suicide. The butler, however, who saw everything, is able to clear Florence of the charge, and afterward she rushes to Durland, with whom she makes plans to get married. +

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