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DATE
PAGE
ETR
28 Apr 17
p. 1462.
Motog
28 Apr 17
p. 904.
MPN
5 May 17
p. 2860.
MPW
1 Dec 17
p. 19.
NYDM
5 May 17
p. 28.
Variety
20 Apr 17
p. 23.
Wid's
3 May 17
p. 284.
DETAILS
Release Date:
30 April 1917
Copyright Claimant:
World Film Corp.
Copyright Date:
16 April 1917
Copyright Number:
LU10585
Physical Properties:
Silent
Black and White
Length(in reels):
5
Country:
United States
Passed by NBR:
No
SYNOPSIS

Alan Winthrop, the younger son of an English family, comes to America where he secures a job as caretaker at Ralph Cornwell's hunting lodge. Cornwell, known in the mountains as Col. Page, is an unscrupulous millionaire who has coerced Edith Strong into marrying him with a promise to save her father from bankruptcy. Mistreated by her husband, Edith leaves him and is about to commit suicide when she meets Alan, who offers her a job as a maid in Cornwell's lodge. During a party at the lodge, Page is shot and three people are accused of the crime: Alan, Edith, and Saul Potter, a former employee of Page, whose wife was ruined by the millionaire. Although Potter had actually fired at Page, it develops that the murder was committed by Laura Le Moyle, Page's cast-off mistress. Their innocence thus established, Alan and Edith realize that they love each other and begin a new life ... +


Alan Winthrop, the younger son of an English family, comes to America where he secures a job as caretaker at Ralph Cornwell's hunting lodge. Cornwell, known in the mountains as Col. Page, is an unscrupulous millionaire who has coerced Edith Strong into marrying him with a promise to save her father from bankruptcy. Mistreated by her husband, Edith leaves him and is about to commit suicide when she meets Alan, who offers her a job as a maid in Cornwell's lodge. During a party at the lodge, Page is shot and three people are accused of the crime: Alan, Edith, and Saul Potter, a former employee of Page, whose wife was ruined by the millionaire. Although Potter had actually fired at Page, it develops that the murder was committed by Laura Le Moyle, Page's cast-off mistress. Their innocence thus established, Alan and Edith realize that they love each other and begin a new life together. +

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