The Turn of the Wheel (1918)

Mystery | 2 September 1918

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SOURCE CITATIONS
SOURCE
DATE
PAGE
ETR
7 Sep 18
p. 1123.
MPN
14 Sep 18
p. 1753.
MPW
31 Aug 18
p. 1753.
MPW
3 Aug 18
p. 716.
New York Times
2 Sep 18
p. 7.
Variety
6 Sep 18
p. 37.
DETAILS
Release Date:
2 September 1918
Copyright Claimant:
Goldwyn Pictures Corp.
Copyright Date:
26 August 1918
Copyright Number:
LP12782
Physical Properties:
Silent
Black and White
Length(in reels):
5
Country:
United States
Passed by NBR:
No
SYNOPSIS

Rosalie Dean, an American vacationing in Monte Carlo, finds herself strongly attracted to a gambler named Maxfield Grey. Seeing that he has lost everything at the roulette wheel, she prevents him from committing suicide and forces him to accept a loan. With Rosalie's money, Maxfield more than recoups his losses, and the two are basking in luck and love when he suddenly is arrested for the murder of his ex-wife. Although Maxfield refuses to defend himself, Rosalie believes him to be innocent and, hoping to discover the truth, inquires into what appears to be an illicit romance between Maxfield's sister-in-law and a philanderer named Wally Gage. Rosalie learns that Wally, planning to steal away with Maxfield's sister-in-law, shot the deceased woman while struggling with Maxfield. After Wally is taken into custody, Maxfield is released and reunited with his faithful ... +


Rosalie Dean, an American vacationing in Monte Carlo, finds herself strongly attracted to a gambler named Maxfield Grey. Seeing that he has lost everything at the roulette wheel, she prevents him from committing suicide and forces him to accept a loan. With Rosalie's money, Maxfield more than recoups his losses, and the two are basking in luck and love when he suddenly is arrested for the murder of his ex-wife. Although Maxfield refuses to defend himself, Rosalie believes him to be innocent and, hoping to discover the truth, inquires into what appears to be an illicit romance between Maxfield's sister-in-law and a philanderer named Wally Gage. Rosalie learns that Wally, planning to steal away with Maxfield's sister-in-law, shot the deceased woman while struggling with Maxfield. After Wally is taken into custody, Maxfield is released and reunited with his faithful Rosalie. +

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