A Woman of Redemption (1918)

Drama | 24 June 1918

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HISTORY

The exterior scenes were filmed in the vicinity of Bat Cave, NC. The picture's title was changed from The Echo Girl ... More Less

The exterior scenes were filmed in the vicinity of Bat Cave, NC. The picture's title was changed from The Echo Girl . More Less

GEOGRAPHIC LOCATIONS
SOURCE CITATIONS
SOURCE
DATE
PAGE
ETR
22 Jun 18
p. 198.
MPN
29 Jun 18
p. 3875, 3947-48.
MPW
29 Jun 18
p. 1890, 1897
Variety
14 Sep 18
p. 1608.
Wid's
30 Jun 18
pp. 11-12.
DETAILS
Alternate Title:
The Echo Girl
Release Date:
24 June 1918
Copyright Claimant:
World Film Corp.
Copyright Date:
25 June 1918
Copyright Number:
LU12597
Physical Properties:
Silent
Black and White
Length(in feet):
5,092
Length(in reels):
5
Country:
United States
Passed by NBR:
No
SYNOPSIS

Gene Romaine lives with her father Jacques, the fire warden for the Stanton Lumber Co., in a little cabin in the southern mountains. Father and daughter live peacefully until McDaniels, the logging boss, decides to rid himself of his Indian wife in order to marry Gene. So that her father may keep his job, Gene gives her consent, but before the ceremony, she is overcome by revulsion and escapes into the woods. There she meets Tim Stanton, whose father, the company's owner, has ordered his alcoholic son not to return until he has proven himself a man. Tim defends Gene from McDaniels, but when the logging boss is murdered, Tim is blamed and led out to be lynched. Gene, who loves Tim, threatens the crowd with a gun, and just then, McDaniels' abandoned wife confesses that it was she who stabbed him. Regenerated through Gene's love, Tim promises to make her ... +


Gene Romaine lives with her father Jacques, the fire warden for the Stanton Lumber Co., in a little cabin in the southern mountains. Father and daughter live peacefully until McDaniels, the logging boss, decides to rid himself of his Indian wife in order to marry Gene. So that her father may keep his job, Gene gives her consent, but before the ceremony, she is overcome by revulsion and escapes into the woods. There she meets Tim Stanton, whose father, the company's owner, has ordered his alcoholic son not to return until he has proven himself a man. Tim defends Gene from McDaniels, but when the logging boss is murdered, Tim is blamed and led out to be lynched. Gene, who loves Tim, threatens the crowd with a gun, and just then, McDaniels' abandoned wife confesses that it was she who stabbed him. Regenerated through Gene's love, Tim promises to make her happy. +

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Offscreen Credit
Name Occurs Before Title
AFI Life Achievement Award

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