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The title of this film was changed from Helene ... More Less

The title of this film was changed from Helene . More Less

SOURCE CITATIONS
SOURCE
DATE
PAGE
ETR
8 Jun 18
p. 50.
MPN
15 Jun 18
p. 3547, 3598
MPW
15 Jun 18
p. 1613, 1617
NYDM
30 Mar 18
p. 1926.
Variety
31 May 18
p. 31.
Wid's
16 Jun 18
pp. 21-22.
CAST
PRODUCTION CREDITS
NAME
PARENT COMPANY
PRODUCTION COMPANY
DISTRIBUTION COMPANY
NAME
CREDITED AS
CREDIT
DIRECTOR
WRITERS
Story
PHOTOGRAPHY
DETAILS
Alternate Title:
Helene
Release Date:
10 June 1918
Copyright Claimant:
World Film Corp.
Copyright Date:
8 June 1918
Copyright Number:
LU12531
Physical Properties:
Silent
Black and White
Length(in feet):
4,800
Length(in reels):
5
Country:
United States
Passed by NBR:
No
SYNOPSIS

Helene, who dances in a Greenwich Village cabaret accompanied on the violin by her grandfather, loses her job after his death. She then is hired as a portrait model by four artists--Jaffrey Darrel, Ned Lorrimer, Dick Turner and Stanley Sargent--all of whom become fascinated with her. Helene leaves the Village when Ned's jealousy disrupts the camaraderie of the quartet and becomes a stage star. Meanwhile, all of the artists have attained success except Jaffrey, who refuses to taint his art with commercialism. Helene, learning of Jaffrey's failure, visits him in the Village and accepts his marriage ... +


Helene, who dances in a Greenwich Village cabaret accompanied on the violin by her grandfather, loses her job after his death. She then is hired as a portrait model by four artists--Jaffrey Darrel, Ned Lorrimer, Dick Turner and Stanley Sargent--all of whom become fascinated with her. Helene leaves the Village when Ned's jealousy disrupts the camaraderie of the quartet and becomes a stage star. Meanwhile, all of the artists have attained success except Jaffrey, who refuses to taint his art with commercialism. Helene, learning of Jaffrey's failure, visits him in the Village and accepts his marriage proposal. +

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Offscreen Credit
Name Occurs Before Title
AFI Life Achievement Award

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