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GEOGRAPHIC LOCATIONS
SOURCE CITATIONS
SOURCE
DATE
PAGE
ETR
19 Oct 18
p. 1703.
MPN
9 Nov 18
p. 2893.
MPW
26 Oct 18
p. 543.
MPW
3 Aug 18
p. 717.
New York Times
18 Nov 18
p. 13.
NYDM
23 Nov 18
p. 774.
Variety
22 Nov 18
p. 46.
DETAILS
Release Date:
17 November 1918
Copyright Claimant:
Famous Players-Lasky Corp.
Copyright Date:
11 October 1918
Copyright Number:
LP12965
Physical Properties:
Silent
Black and White
Length(in feet):
4,869
Length(in reels):
5
Country:
United States
Passed by NBR:
No
SYNOPSIS

Phyllis Ashbrook hosts a party in the Adirondacks for her fiancé, Roger Mason, and their engaged friends, John Manning and Anita Webb. In a climbing expedition, Phyllis and John are separated from the others by a storm and seek refuge in a cabin. To save her reputation, Phyllis' parents insist that she marry John immediately, after which they may obtain a divorce and marry their respective partners. After the ceremony, John leaves for China so as to provide grounds for divorce, but upon discovering that he has mistakenly taken his new wife's suitcase, he returns to his apartment, where he finds Phyllis. Anita and Roger arrive and confess their devotion to each other, and when John and Phyllis realize that they, too, are in love, the divorce plans are ... +


Phyllis Ashbrook hosts a party in the Adirondacks for her fiancé, Roger Mason, and their engaged friends, John Manning and Anita Webb. In a climbing expedition, Phyllis and John are separated from the others by a storm and seek refuge in a cabin. To save her reputation, Phyllis' parents insist that she marry John immediately, after which they may obtain a divorce and marry their respective partners. After the ceremony, John leaves for China so as to provide grounds for divorce, but upon discovering that he has mistakenly taken his new wife's suitcase, he returns to his apartment, where he finds Phyllis. Anita and Roger arrive and confess their devotion to each other, and when John and Phyllis realize that they, too, are in love, the divorce plans are abandoned. +

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Offscreen Credit
Name Occurs Before Title
AFI Life Achievement Award

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