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DATE
PAGE
ETR
19 May 17
p. 1682.
Motog
2 Jun 17
p. 1173.
MPN
26 May 17
p. 3312.
MPW
2 Jun 17
p. 1499.
NYDM
26 May 17
p. 34.
Variety
25 May 17
p. 22.
Wid's
17 May 17
pp. 316-17.
DETAILS
Release Date:
21 May 1917
Copyright Claimant:
Famous Players Film Co.
Copyright Date:
14 May 1917
Copyright Number:
LP10759
Physical Properties:
Silent
Black and White
Length(in reels):
5
Country:
United States
Passed by NBR:
No
SYNOPSIS

When Vivian Tyler, a society debutante engaged to marry Count Belloto, meets Dr. Robert Keith, whose work in uplifting the poor has attracted wide attention, she is strongly attracted to him and asks permission to work in his sanitarium, where the poor of the city receive treatment free of charge. There she meets Aggie May, a woman arrested as a streetwalker, and because she wears a locket bearing Dr. Keith's picture, Vivian assumes that the doctor has been responsible for the woman's downfall. Later, Aggie kills herself, and although Vivian witnesses the act, to avoid a scandal she hurries away before the police come. Dr. Keith is arrested for Aggie's death, the locket providing evidence of guilt. Just as he is to be convicted, Vivian rushes into the courtroom and gives the testimony that clears the ... +


When Vivian Tyler, a society debutante engaged to marry Count Belloto, meets Dr. Robert Keith, whose work in uplifting the poor has attracted wide attention, she is strongly attracted to him and asks permission to work in his sanitarium, where the poor of the city receive treatment free of charge. There she meets Aggie May, a woman arrested as a streetwalker, and because she wears a locket bearing Dr. Keith's picture, Vivian assumes that the doctor has been responsible for the woman's downfall. Later, Aggie kills herself, and although Vivian witnesses the act, to avoid a scandal she hurries away before the police come. Dr. Keith is arrested for Aggie's death, the locket providing evidence of guilt. Just as he is to be convicted, Vivian rushes into the courtroom and gives the testimony that clears the doctor. +

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