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This film may have been based on a play by Marie de Sarlabous and Andres de ... More Less

This film may have been based on a play by Marie de Sarlabous and Andres de Segurola. More Less

SOURCE CITATIONS
SOURCE
DATE
PAGE
Motog
21 Oct 16
p. 941.
MPN
21 Oct 16
p. 2553.
MPW
21 Oct 16
p. 381, 449
NYDM
20 May 19
p. 76.
Variety
6 Oct 16
p. 25.
Wid's
19 Oct 16
p. 1042.
DETAILS
Release Date:
16 October 1916
Copyright Claimant:
The Vitagraph Co. of America
Copyright Date:
7 October 1916
Copyright Number:
LP9265
Physical Properties:
Silent
Black and White
Length(in reels):
5
Country:
United States
Passed by NBR:
No
SYNOPSIS

David Solomon, a banker, makes his wealthy clients pay exorbitant interest rates on borrowed money so that he can give freely to the poor. His son Maurice, however, is not so charitable, and when he hears some unsavory rumors about Mary, his new wife, he immediately insists on a separation. Mary then gives birth to their baby, and raises the boy in the slums. While doing charity work in the tenement district, David meets Mary and her son, decides to take care of them, and then discovers that they are his daughter-in-law and grandson, after which he brings about a reconciliation between Mary and ... +


David Solomon, a banker, makes his wealthy clients pay exorbitant interest rates on borrowed money so that he can give freely to the poor. His son Maurice, however, is not so charitable, and when he hears some unsavory rumors about Mary, his new wife, he immediately insists on a separation. Mary then gives birth to their baby, and raises the boy in the slums. While doing charity work in the tenement district, David meets Mary and her son, decides to take care of them, and then discovers that they are his daughter-in-law and grandson, after which he brings about a reconciliation between Mary and Maurice. +

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Legend
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AFI Life Achievement Award

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