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A pre-release news item includes Nancy Caswell and Frank Clark in the cast. The scenario included in the copyright descriptions was originally entitled "Jezebel's Daughter." On the title page of the scenario, Charles A. Kenyon's name was crossed out for scenario credit, and Franklyn Hall's was written in its ... More Less

A pre-release news item includes Nancy Caswell and Frank Clark in the cast. The scenario included in the copyright descriptions was originally entitled "Jezebel's Daughter." On the title page of the scenario, Charles A. Kenyon's name was crossed out for scenario credit, and Franklyn Hall's was written in its place. More Less

SOURCE CITATIONS
SOURCE
DATE
PAGE
ETR
23 Mar 18
p. 1305.
MPN
30 Mar 18
p. 1922.
MPW
16 Feb 18
p. 1009.
Variety
16 Nov 18
p. 764.
Wid's
21 Mar 18
p. 1023.
DETAILS
Release Date:
17 February 1918
Copyright Claimant:
William Fox
Copyright Date:
10 February 1918
Copyright Number:
LP12043
Physical Properties:
Silent
Black and White
Length(in reels):
5
Country:
United States
Passed by NBR:
No
SYNOPSIS

Before his death, Florida businessman de Costa asks his daughter Isobel to search for her half sister Anita in South America so that his estate may be shared between them. Isobel, a kindly and refined young woman, arrives in Buenos Aires just after Anita, who resembles her sister in appearance but not in disposition, has attempted to poison her lover, Umberto. While Isobel languishes in prison, having been arrested for the crime, Anita and her new paramour, Don Pedro, establish themselves in the de Costa household in Florida. Posing as her sister, Anita decides to marry Isobel's fiancé, Robert Grant, which so enrages Pedro that he cables the authorites in Buenos Aires that they have imprisoned the wrong woman. Isobel arrives home immediately following the ceremony, but Umberto appears and reveals that he had married Anita five years previously. Having survived her sister's treachery, Isobel settles down with ... +


Before his death, Florida businessman de Costa asks his daughter Isobel to search for her half sister Anita in South America so that his estate may be shared between them. Isobel, a kindly and refined young woman, arrives in Buenos Aires just after Anita, who resembles her sister in appearance but not in disposition, has attempted to poison her lover, Umberto. While Isobel languishes in prison, having been arrested for the crime, Anita and her new paramour, Don Pedro, establish themselves in the de Costa household in Florida. Posing as her sister, Anita decides to marry Isobel's fiancé, Robert Grant, which so enrages Pedro that he cables the authorites in Buenos Aires that they have imprisoned the wrong woman. Isobel arrives home immediately following the ceremony, but Umberto appears and reveals that he had married Anita five years previously. Having survived her sister's treachery, Isobel settles down with Robert. +

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AFI Life Achievement Award

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