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SOURCE
DATE
PAGE
24 Mar 17
p. 1861.
ETR
20 Jan 17
p. 491.
MPN
27 Jan 17
p. 593.
MPW
27 Jan 17
p. 544, 582
DETAILS
Release Date:
22 January 1917
Copyright Claimant:
Universal Film Mfg. Co., Inc.
Copyright Date:
11 January 1917
Copyright Number:
LP9964
Physical Properties:
Silent
Black and White
Length(in reels):
5
Country:
United States
Passed by NBR:
No
SYNOPSIS

Hartley, fascinated by the vampish Leonie, steals and serves a term in prison. Not satisfied with this downfall, Leonie again works her womanly charms upon Dr. Gerald, who is engaged to Johanna, the adopted daughter of Dr. McLean. Learning of the woman's designs on the young doctor, Hartley denounces her in Gerald's presence. In response, Gerald foolishly renounces Johanna and his friendship with Dr. McLean. However, when Leonie discovers that Johanna is her own daughter whom she had deserted as a child, she becomes conscience stricken, gives up the young man and begs forgiveness. In remorse, Dr. Gerald leaves for Europe, and Johanna learns to love Dr. McLean, the man who had watched over her since she was a ... +


Hartley, fascinated by the vampish Leonie, steals and serves a term in prison. Not satisfied with this downfall, Leonie again works her womanly charms upon Dr. Gerald, who is engaged to Johanna, the adopted daughter of Dr. McLean. Learning of the woman's designs on the young doctor, Hartley denounces her in Gerald's presence. In response, Gerald foolishly renounces Johanna and his friendship with Dr. McLean. However, when Leonie discovers that Johanna is her own daughter whom she had deserted as a child, she becomes conscience stricken, gives up the young man and begs forgiveness. In remorse, Dr. Gerald leaves for Europe, and Johanna learns to love Dr. McLean, the man who had watched over her since she was a baby. +

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AFI Life Achievement Award

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