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Some of the film was shot on location in ... More Less

Some of the film was shot on location in Cuba. More Less

GEOGRAPHIC LOCATIONS
LOCATION
SOURCE CITATIONS
SOURCE
DATE
PAGE
Motog
6 May 16
p. 1059.
MPN
13 May 16
p. 2912.
MPW
13 May 16
p. 1176, 1230
NYDM
23 Sep 16
p. 2036.
Variety
28 Apr 16
p. 29.
Wid's
4 May 16
p. 553.
DETAILS
Release Date:
1 May 1916
Copyright Claimant:
World Film Corp.
Copyright Date:
4 May 1916
Copyright Number:
LU8218
Physical Properties:
Silent
Black and White
Length(in reels):
5
Country:
United States
Passed by NBR:
No
SYNOPSIS

To save the family estate, young Cuban Aurora Fernandez must marry Don Armada, her mother's creditor, even though she is in love with Pedro, who is a fisherman. Before the wedding, however, Don Armada seduces Celida, Pedro's sister, and so, after the ceremony, Pedro attacks Don Armada and blinds him. Doctors restore his vision, but he feigns blindness in order to spy on Aurora and Pedro, who have renewed their romance. Then, having seen enough, he stabs Pedro, but, still weak from the initial attack and from his operation, Don Armada dies from over-excitement. Aurora nurses Pedro back to health and then, finally, is able to marry the man she has always ... +


To save the family estate, young Cuban Aurora Fernandez must marry Don Armada, her mother's creditor, even though she is in love with Pedro, who is a fisherman. Before the wedding, however, Don Armada seduces Celida, Pedro's sister, and so, after the ceremony, Pedro attacks Don Armada and blinds him. Doctors restore his vision, but he feigns blindness in order to spy on Aurora and Pedro, who have renewed their romance. Then, having seen enough, he stabs Pedro, but, still weak from the initial attack and from his operation, Don Armada dies from over-excitement. Aurora nurses Pedro back to health and then, finally, is able to marry the man she has always loved. +

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

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