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This story included in the copyright descriptions was originally entitled "The Girl He ... More Less

This story included in the copyright descriptions was originally entitled "The Girl He Married." More Less

SOURCE CITATIONS
SOURCE
DATE
PAGE
ETR
30 Mar 18
p. 1387.
ETR
6 Apr 18
p. 1457.
MPW
23 Mar 18
p. 1708.
MPW
13 Apr 18
p. 522.
NYDM
23 Mar 18
p. 26.
NYDM
6 Apr 18
p. 18.
Variety
22 Mar 18
p. 49.
Wid's
28 Mar 18
p. 1032.
DETAILS
Release Date:
18 March 1918
Copyright Claimant:
Thomas H. Ince Corp.
Copyright Date:
5 March 1918
Copyright Number:
LP12155
Physical Properties:
Silent
Black and White
Length(in reels):
5
Country:
United States
Passed by NBR:
No
SYNOPSIS

In a Western mining town, millionaire Gordon Appleby meets Maida Madison, a civil engineer, and proposes. The two marry and return to Philadelphia, where they are coldly received by Gordon's snobbish family. Gordon's elder brother Mortimer's highbrow sensibilities are particularly offended by Maida's breezy manner, and he determines to break up the marriage. Meanwhile, Maida learns that Gordon's sister Eunice, whose husband is a lieutenant overseas, has formed an attachment to playboy Rupert Fenton. Maida decides to save Eunice when, at a party, she overhears her planning to elope with Rupert to Egypt. Late that evening, Maida follows Eunice to Rupert's apartment, where she is seen by Mortimer, who almost succeeds in convincing Gordon of her unfaithfulness. Maida refuses to explain her presence at Rupert's in order to shield Eunice, who, ashamed, confesses her guilt. Filled with gratitude, the Applebys accept their Western daughter-in-law into the ... +


In a Western mining town, millionaire Gordon Appleby meets Maida Madison, a civil engineer, and proposes. The two marry and return to Philadelphia, where they are coldly received by Gordon's snobbish family. Gordon's elder brother Mortimer's highbrow sensibilities are particularly offended by Maida's breezy manner, and he determines to break up the marriage. Meanwhile, Maida learns that Gordon's sister Eunice, whose husband is a lieutenant overseas, has formed an attachment to playboy Rupert Fenton. Maida decides to save Eunice when, at a party, she overhears her planning to elope with Rupert to Egypt. Late that evening, Maida follows Eunice to Rupert's apartment, where she is seen by Mortimer, who almost succeeds in convincing Gordon of her unfaithfulness. Maida refuses to explain her presence at Rupert's in order to shield Eunice, who, ashamed, confesses her guilt. Filled with gratitude, the Applebys accept their Western daughter-in-law into the family. +

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AFI Life Achievement Award

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