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The film's assistant director was credited as "Smith" in an item in the Paramount studio records; no further information on the assistant director's identity has been ... More Less

The film's assistant director was credited as "Smith" in an item in the Paramount studio records; no further information on the assistant director's identity has been discovered. More Less

SOURCE CITATIONS
SOURCE
DATE
PAGE
Motog
30 Sep 16
p. 783.
MPN
23 Sep 16
p. 1888.
MPW
30 Sep 16
p. 2102.
New York Times
9 Oct 16
p. 12.
NYDM
23 Dec 16
p. 4043.
Wid's
14 Sep 16
p. 904.
DETAILS
Release Date:
5 October 1916
Copyright Claimant:
Jesse L. Lasky Feature Play Co.
Copyright Date:
19 August 1916
Copyright Number:
LP8972
Physical Properties:
Silent
Black and White
Length(in reels):
5
Country:
United States
Passed by NBR:
No
SYNOPSIS

While camping in the woods, theology student Sheldon Avery meets Natalie Raydon, who has grown up ignorant of the world outside the forest. At first, they spend their time discussing religion, but then their relationship gets more physical than philosphical, after which Sheldon asks Natalie to marry him. She turns him down, however, because she does not love him, and then, a short time later, she falls in love with Sheldon's millionaire friend, Robert Fielding. They ask Sheldon to officiate at their wedding, and during the ceremony, surrounded by her future husband and her former lover, Natalie breaks down and confesses to her brief affair with Sheldon. After a moment of indecision, Robert insists that the ceremony ... +


While camping in the woods, theology student Sheldon Avery meets Natalie Raydon, who has grown up ignorant of the world outside the forest. At first, they spend their time discussing religion, but then their relationship gets more physical than philosphical, after which Sheldon asks Natalie to marry him. She turns him down, however, because she does not love him, and then, a short time later, she falls in love with Sheldon's millionaire friend, Robert Fielding. They ask Sheldon to officiate at their wedding, and during the ceremony, surrounded by her future husband and her former lover, Natalie breaks down and confesses to her brief affair with Sheldon. After a moment of indecision, Robert insists that the ceremony continue. +

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Subject
Subject (Major):

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

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