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Contemporary sources differ in giving the last name of the character played by Winifred Greenwood as either Clark or Osmond, and in giving the last name of the character played by Harvey Clark as either Martin or ... More Less

Contemporary sources differ in giving the last name of the character played by Winifred Greenwood as either Clark or Osmond, and in giving the last name of the character played by Harvey Clark as either Martin or Winters. More Less

SOURCE CITATIONS
SOURCE
DATE
PAGE
Motog
21 Oct 16
p. 938.
MPW
21 Oct 16
p. 333, 447
MPW
4 Nov 16
p. 690.
NYDM
15 Apr 16
p. 30.
Variety
3 Nov 16
p. 28.
DETAILS
Release Date:
19 October 1916
Physical Properties:
Silent
Black and White
Length(in reels):
5
Country:
United States
Passed by NBR:
No
SYNOPSIS

Marie Clark, who works as an astrologer named Madame Thebe, tells the story of her past life to Henry Martin, a client who wishes to marry her. Years before, her jealous husband had threatened the life of another of her clients, Franklin Davis. Marie fainted during a struggle between the two and awoke to find her husband dead and a revolver in her hand. The threat of exposure from Davis forced her to give up her daughter and move to a distant city with him, where she met and fell in love with a man named Phillip Morse. Now transferred to New York, Morse falls in love with Marie's grown daughter Violet, and Marie, not knowing the identity of Morse's lover, sends Davis to break up the romance. After she learns that Violet is her daughter, Martin obtains evidence that Davis is the murderer of Marie's first husband. Marie tells her daughter the story of the past and agrees to marry ... +


Marie Clark, who works as an astrologer named Madame Thebe, tells the story of her past life to Henry Martin, a client who wishes to marry her. Years before, her jealous husband had threatened the life of another of her clients, Franklin Davis. Marie fainted during a struggle between the two and awoke to find her husband dead and a revolver in her hand. The threat of exposure from Davis forced her to give up her daughter and move to a distant city with him, where she met and fell in love with a man named Phillip Morse. Now transferred to New York, Morse falls in love with Marie's grown daughter Violet, and Marie, not knowing the identity of Morse's lover, sends Davis to break up the romance. After she learns that Violet is her daughter, Martin obtains evidence that Davis is the murderer of Marie's first husband. Marie tells her daughter the story of the past and agrees to marry Martin. +

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

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