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DATE
PAGE
Motog
2 Sep 16
p. 558.
MPN
2 Sep 16
p. 1399.
MPW
19 Aug 16
p. 1299.
MPW
28 Oct 16
p. 570, 610
New York Times
21 Aug 16
p. 9.
NYDM
26 Aug 16
p. 26.
Variety
18 Aug 16
p. 18.
Wid's
24 Aug 16
p. 806.
DETAILS
Release Date:
17 August 1916
Copyright Claimant:
Jesse L. Lasky Feature Play Co.
Copyright Date:
29 July 1916
Copyright Number:
LP8834
Physical Properties:
Silent
Black and White
Length(in reels):
5
Country:
United States
Passed by NBR:
No
SYNOPSIS

Hazel Gray runs away with Doctor Henry Morgan, but leaves him when she finds out that he is married. Nevertheless, the community ostracizes her, and Hazel is despondent until she falls in love with Phillip Carson, who hires her as a nurse for his sickly, recently remarried mother. Then, however, Hazel discovers that Phillip's mother is also Henry's wife, and when the new Mrs. Morgan dies mysteriously, Hazel is accused of poisoning her. At the trial, Hazel's affair with Henry is used as evidence against her, and even Phillip is convinced that she is a murderess. A guilty verdict seems assured, even though the spirit of the dead woman keeps trying to point out the real murderer, until one of the jurors, the wealthy Gordon Graham, convinces the others to acquit Hazel. The public, however, considers her a murderess until a drug addict shoots Henry, who just before dying confesses to having poisoned his wife. Afterward, with her name cleared, Hazel marries ... +


Hazel Gray runs away with Doctor Henry Morgan, but leaves him when she finds out that he is married. Nevertheless, the community ostracizes her, and Hazel is despondent until she falls in love with Phillip Carson, who hires her as a nurse for his sickly, recently remarried mother. Then, however, Hazel discovers that Phillip's mother is also Henry's wife, and when the new Mrs. Morgan dies mysteriously, Hazel is accused of poisoning her. At the trial, Hazel's affair with Henry is used as evidence against her, and even Phillip is convinced that she is a murderess. A guilty verdict seems assured, even though the spirit of the dead woman keeps trying to point out the real murderer, until one of the jurors, the wealthy Gordon Graham, convinces the others to acquit Hazel. The public, however, considers her a murderess until a drug addict shoots Henry, who just before dying confesses to having poisoned his wife. Afterward, with her name cleared, Hazel marries Gordon. +

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