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HISTORY

This film was based on a true story, according to reviews and the continuity in the copyright descriptions, which notes that Virginia Pearson was to be the star in the ... More Less

This film was based on a true story, according to reviews and the continuity in the copyright descriptions, which notes that Virginia Pearson was to be the star in the film. More Less

SOURCE CITATIONS
SOURCE
DATE
PAGE
ETR
4 May 18
p. 1727.
ETR
12 Oct 18
p. 1621.
MPN
19 Oct 18
p. 2596.
MPW
24 Aug 18
p. 1155.
MPW
19 Oct 18
p. 443.
NYDM
26 Oct 18
p. 626.
Variety
15 Nov 18
p. 45.
Wid's
13 Oct 18
pp. 7-8.
DETAILS
Release Date:
15 September 1918
Copyright Claimant:
William Fox
Copyright Date:
15 September 1918
Copyright Number:
LP12867
Physical Properties:
Silent
Black and White
Length(in reels):
7
Country:
United States
Passed by NBR:
No
SYNOPSIS

At the turn of the century, the ambitious Henriette marries Leo Claretie, a reporter for the Paris newspaper Le Figaro . Henriette then meets Joseph Caillaux, the Minister of Finance, and after each secures a divorce, the two marry. Gaston Calmette, editor of Le Figaro , learns that Caillaux, who is now the premier, and Bolo Pasha plan to unite the French and German causes but is killed by Mme. Caillaux before he can expose the plot. Mme. Caillaux is acquitted, but when new evidence of the conspiracy is unearthed in the United States, Pasha is executed and Caillaux imprisoned for ... +


At the turn of the century, the ambitious Henriette marries Leo Claretie, a reporter for the Paris newspaper Le Figaro . Henriette then meets Joseph Caillaux, the Minister of Finance, and after each secures a divorce, the two marry. Gaston Calmette, editor of Le Figaro , learns that Caillaux, who is now the premier, and Bolo Pasha plan to unite the French and German causes but is killed by Mme. Caillaux before he can expose the plot. Mme. Caillaux is acquitted, but when new evidence of the conspiracy is unearthed in the United States, Pasha is executed and Caillaux imprisoned for treason. +

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Offscreen Credit
Name Occurs Before Title
AFI Life Achievement Award

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