Bonds of Love (1919)

Drama | 2 November 1919

Director:

Reginald Barker

Writer:

Louis Sherwin

Production Designer:

Hugo Ballin

Production Company:

Goldwyn Pictures Corp.
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HISTORY

According to the 1921 MPSD , Edward T. Lowe, Jr., a writer, editor and assistant supervisor of productions, worked on this film in some ... More Less

According to the 1921 MPSD , Edward T. Lowe, Jr., a writer, editor and assistant supervisor of productions, worked on this film in some capacity. More Less

SOURCE CITATIONS
SOURCE
DATE
PAGE
ETR
22 Nov 19
p. 2145.
MPW
15 Nov 19
p. 364.
New York Times
3 Nov 19
p. 13.
Variety
31 Jan 19
p. 53.
Wid's
8 Nov 19
p. 3.
DETAILS
Release Date:
2 November 1919
Copyright Claimant:
Goldwyn Pictures Corp.
Copyright Date:
18 August 1919
Copyright Number:
LP14084
Physical Properties:
Silent
Black and White
Length(in reels):
5
Country:
United States
Passed by NBR:
No
SYNOPSIS

Una Sayre, governess in widower Daniel Cabot's home, saves young Jimmy Cabot from drowning, and through her attention to the child, wins the love of her employer despite the plotting of Lucy and Harry Beekman, his late wife's brother and sister. When Una discovers a love letter written by a man whom the first wife was seeing, she visits him and demands that he return all of her letters. Lucy and Harry Beekman use this meeting to cast suspicions on Una's reputation, but Cabot eventually discovers that Una was acting in his own interest. He finally overcomes his devotion to the memory of his dead wife, and throws her greedy relatives ... +


Una Sayre, governess in widower Daniel Cabot's home, saves young Jimmy Cabot from drowning, and through her attention to the child, wins the love of her employer despite the plotting of Lucy and Harry Beekman, his late wife's brother and sister. When Una discovers a love letter written by a man whom the first wife was seeing, she visits him and demands that he return all of her letters. Lucy and Harry Beekman use this meeting to cast suspicions on Una's reputation, but Cabot eventually discovers that Una was acting in his own interest. He finally overcomes his devotion to the memory of his dead wife, and throws her greedy relatives out. +

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