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Sources conflict concerning the cameraman. Wid's lists Billy Wagner, while publicity material from Reel Life , included in the copyright descriptions, lists Arthur Boeger. The actress Agnes Eyre was also known as Agnes ... More Less

Sources conflict concerning the cameraman. Wid's lists Billy Wagner, while publicity material from Reel Life , included in the copyright descriptions, lists Arthur Boeger. The actress Agnes Eyre was also known as Agnes Ayres. More Less

SOURCE CITATIONS
SOURCE
DATE
PAGE
ETR
19 May 17
p. 1682.
MPN
12 May 17
p. 3016.
MPW
28 Apr 17
p. 678.
Variety
13 Sep 17
p. 591.
Wid's
3 May 17
p. 286.
DETAILS
Release Date:
23 April 1917
Copyright Claimant:
Frank Powell Producing Corp.
Copyright Date:
23 April 1917
Copyright Number:
LP10791
Physical Properties:
Silent
Black and White
Length(in reels):
5
Country:
United States
Passed by NBR:
No
SYNOPSIS

A reception given by the Count to celebrate his daughter Ann's engagement to Baron Moreno is disrupted by the news that a mine in which the whole village has invested is worthless. When the Count, who persuaded the townspeople to invest their savings in the venture, commits suicide, the baron jilts the now-destitute Ann. She marries Slater, an American promoter, and they move to the United States, hoping to earn enough to pay off her father's debts. However, the baron follows Ann and forces his attentions on her. This provides Slater's mother, who is insanely jealous of her son's love for his wife, with the opportunity to break up their marriage. Slater orders his wife from the house and the baron offers her sanctuary. When the incessant crying of Ann's child for her mother forces Slater to attempt a reconciliation, he seeks Ann out, finding her with the baron. In the ensuing fight, both men are mortally wounded. Ann returns to her child, and finding her mother-in-law repentant, the three return to France to repay the ... +


A reception given by the Count to celebrate his daughter Ann's engagement to Baron Moreno is disrupted by the news that a mine in which the whole village has invested is worthless. When the Count, who persuaded the townspeople to invest their savings in the venture, commits suicide, the baron jilts the now-destitute Ann. She marries Slater, an American promoter, and they move to the United States, hoping to earn enough to pay off her father's debts. However, the baron follows Ann and forces his attentions on her. This provides Slater's mother, who is insanely jealous of her son's love for his wife, with the opportunity to break up their marriage. Slater orders his wife from the house and the baron offers her sanctuary. When the incessant crying of Ann's child for her mother forces Slater to attempt a reconciliation, he seeks Ann out, finding her with the baron. In the ensuing fight, both men are mortally wounded. Ann returns to her child, and finding her mother-in-law repentant, the three return to France to repay the debt. +

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