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The title of the original story and the working title of the film was Jealousy . Some sources credit Ina Bourke with the role of ... More Less

The title of the original story and the working title of the film was Jealousy . Some sources credit Ina Bourke with the role of "Display." More Less

SOURCE CITATIONS
SOURCE
DATE
PAGE
ETR
9 Feb 18
p. 836.
ETR
16 Feb 18
p. 864.
MPN
16 Feb 18
p. 1035.
MPW
31 Aug 18
p. 1300.
MPW
16 Feb 18
p. 1005.
NYDM
1 Dec 17
p. 13.
NYDM
9 Feb 18
p. 18.
NYDM
2 Mar 18
p. 26.
Variety
8 Feb 18
p. 41.
Wid's
7 Feb 18
p. 932.
DETAILS
Alternate Title:
Jealousy
Release Date:
4 February 1918
Copyright Claimant:
Famous Players Film Co.
Copyright Date:
21 January 1918
Copyright Number:
LP11977
Physical Properties:
Silent
Black and White
Length(in reels):
5
Country:
United States
Passed by NBR:
No
SYNOPSIS

Charm and Valor fall in love and are married. Jealousy, however, is angry at their happiness and decides to ruin their marriage, so she arranges for Charm to find an old photograph of her husband's former sweetheart Forgotten. Valor is also led to mistrust Charm, and the two return to their respective parents: his, Finance and Display, and hers, Commerce and Pride. While Charm spends her days with Sorrow, Treachery endeavors to ruin Valor by luring him to a disreputable roadhouse, and when Valor's father tries to bring him home, the young man strikes his father with a bottle. The two sets of parents are in the midst of a financial battle when Charm gives birth to a child, Happiness. The child reunites the couple, and Madame Jealousy, along with her servants Mischief, Treachery and Rumor, finally are ... +


Charm and Valor fall in love and are married. Jealousy, however, is angry at their happiness and decides to ruin their marriage, so she arranges for Charm to find an old photograph of her husband's former sweetheart Forgotten. Valor is also led to mistrust Charm, and the two return to their respective parents: his, Finance and Display, and hers, Commerce and Pride. While Charm spends her days with Sorrow, Treachery endeavors to ruin Valor by luring him to a disreputable roadhouse, and when Valor's father tries to bring him home, the young man strikes his father with a bottle. The two sets of parents are in the midst of a financial battle when Charm gives birth to a child, Happiness. The child reunites the couple, and Madame Jealousy, along with her servants Mischief, Treachery and Rumor, finally are banished. +

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Name Occurs Before Title
AFI Life Achievement Award

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