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17 Mar 17
p. 1755.
MPN
15 Apr 16
p. 2210.
MPW
15 Apr 16
p. 460.
MPW
29 Apr 16
p. 856.
DETAILS
Release Date:
24 April 1916
Copyright Claimant:
Universal Film Mfg. Co., Inc.
Copyright Date:
27 March 1916
Copyright Number:
LP7931
Physical Properties:
Silent
Black and White
Length(in reels):
5
Country:
United States
Passed by NBR:
No
SYNOPSIS

Linnie Carter, a cabaret entertainer, struggles to remain innocent in the midst of the fast life. Harry Sullivan, a gangster, becomes attentive to Linnie and asks her to marry him and, believing that his intentions are sincere, she accepts. When Linnie's friend Irma Wood and her husband Billy, who plays a clown in a cabaret act, discover that Harry has no intention of marrying Linnie and that Linnie is in danger, they rescue her from a phony marriage ceremony and force her to face the truth about Harry. Later, Linnie becomes engaged to Bryce, a district attorney, but when Harry lies to Bryce about his relationship with Linnie just before mobsters gun him down, Bryce calls off the wedding. Heartbroken and alone, Linnie turns to Billy Wood and realizes that he is the only true love she has ever ... +


Linnie Carter, a cabaret entertainer, struggles to remain innocent in the midst of the fast life. Harry Sullivan, a gangster, becomes attentive to Linnie and asks her to marry him and, believing that his intentions are sincere, she accepts. When Linnie's friend Irma Wood and her husband Billy, who plays a clown in a cabaret act, discover that Harry has no intention of marrying Linnie and that Linnie is in danger, they rescue her from a phony marriage ceremony and force her to face the truth about Harry. Later, Linnie becomes engaged to Bryce, a district attorney, but when Harry lies to Bryce about his relationship with Linnie just before mobsters gun him down, Bryce calls off the wedding. Heartbroken and alone, Linnie turns to Billy Wood and realizes that he is the only true love she has ever known. +

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Offscreen Credit
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AFI Life Achievement Award

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