The Death Dance (1918)

Drama | July 1918

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SOURCE CITATIONS
SOURCE
DATE
PAGE
ETR
27 Jul 18
p. 674.
ETR
3 Aug 18
p. 747.
MPN
3 Aug 18
p. 720, 795
MPW
13 Jul 18
p. 53.
NYDM
17 Aug 18
p. 239.
Variety
2 Aug 18
p. 38.
Wid's
21 Jul 18
pp. 13-14.
DETAILS
Release Date:
July 1918
Copyright Claimant:
Select Pictures Corp.
Copyright Date:
9 July 1918
Copyright Number:
LP12644
Physical Properties:
Silent
Black and White
Length(in feet):
4,975
Length(in reels):
5
Country:
United States
Passed by NBR:
No
SYNOPSIS

Arnold Maitland falls in love with cabaret dancer Flora Farnsworth after discovering that his wife Cynthia is having an affair with Boresky, another dancer at the club. Arnold plans to divorce his wife and marry Flora but he is killed in an accident. Flora later becomes engaged to Arnold's partner, Philip Standish, which infuriates Cynthia, who has tired of Boresky and become infatuated with Philip. Cynthia incites Boresky to stab Flora during a performance, but Philip realizes the dancer's intentions and intervenes. Beaten, Boresky stabs himself, and Philip and Flora ... +


Arnold Maitland falls in love with cabaret dancer Flora Farnsworth after discovering that his wife Cynthia is having an affair with Boresky, another dancer at the club. Arnold plans to divorce his wife and marry Flora but he is killed in an accident. Flora later becomes engaged to Arnold's partner, Philip Standish, which infuriates Cynthia, who has tired of Boresky and become infatuated with Philip. Cynthia incites Boresky to stab Flora during a performance, but Philip realizes the dancer's intentions and intervenes. Beaten, Boresky stabs himself, and Philip and Flora marry. +

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