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The pre-release title of this film was One Night . According to a news item, scenes in the film were shot in Huntington, Long ... More Less

The pre-release title of this film was One Night . According to a news item, scenes in the film were shot in Huntington, Long Island. More Less

GEOGRAPHIC LOCATIONS
SOURCE CITATIONS
SOURCE
DATE
PAGE
Motog
4 Mar 16
p. 536.
MPN
9 Oct 15
p. 68.
MPN
4 Mar 16
p. 1318.
MPW
18 Mar 16
p. 1898.
NYDM
11 Mar 16
p. 30.
Variety
10 Mar 16
p. 25.
VLP
1 Feb 16
p. 49.
CAST
PRODUCTION CREDITS
NAME
PARENT COMPANY
DISTRIBUTION COMPANY
NAME
CREDITED AS
CREDIT
DIRECTOR
WRITER
PHOTOGRAPHY
DETAILS
Alternate Title:
One Night
Release Date:
28 February 1916
Copyright Claimant:
The Vitagraph Co. of America
Copyright Date:
10 February 1916
Copyright Number:
LP7612
Physical Properties:
Silent
Black and White
Length(in reels):
5
Country:
United States
Passed by NBR:
No
SYNOPSIS

One night Vivien goes for a ride with McGregor, her sister-in-law Alicia's sweetheart. When the car overturns, the couple spends the night at a roadhouse, where Bolles, McGregor's drug-addicted half brother who also loves Alicia, happens to be staying. Lucid enough to see his opportunity, Bolles threatens to turn Vivien and McGregor's forced stopover at the roadhouse into a midnight rendezvous and tell the whole thing to Pierce, Vivien's husband, unless he is given sole courting rights to Alicia. To protect Vivien, McGregor agrees, and Bolles confidently pursues Alicia. One night, however, a drug-crazed Bolles shoots Alicia and then kills himself. McGregor nurses Alicia back to health, after which they decide to get married. As a result, Pierce, who had become suspicious of Vivien and McGregor even without Bolles' help, realizes that his wife is innocent of any ... +


One night Vivien goes for a ride with McGregor, her sister-in-law Alicia's sweetheart. When the car overturns, the couple spends the night at a roadhouse, where Bolles, McGregor's drug-addicted half brother who also loves Alicia, happens to be staying. Lucid enough to see his opportunity, Bolles threatens to turn Vivien and McGregor's forced stopover at the roadhouse into a midnight rendezvous and tell the whole thing to Pierce, Vivien's husband, unless he is given sole courting rights to Alicia. To protect Vivien, McGregor agrees, and Bolles confidently pursues Alicia. One night, however, a drug-crazed Bolles shoots Alicia and then kills himself. McGregor nurses Alicia back to health, after which they decide to get married. As a result, Pierce, who had become suspicious of Vivien and McGregor even without Bolles' help, realizes that his wife is innocent of any wrong-doing. +

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