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The title on the copyright scenario for this film is ... More Less

The title on the copyright scenario for this film is "Quicksands." More Less

SOURCE CITATIONS
SOURCE
DATE
PAGE
ETR
11 Jan 19
p. 511, 524
MPN
18 Jan 19
p. 457.
MPW
18 Jan 19
p. 387.
MPW
28 Mar 19
p. 93.
Variety
7 Feb 19
p. 61.
Wid's
12 Jan 19
p. 17.
DETAILS
Release Date:
19 January 1919
Copyright Claimant:
William Fox
Copyright Date:
19 January 1919
Copyright Number:
LP13293
Physical Properties:
Silent
Black and White
Length(in reels):
5
Country:
United States
Passed by NBR:
No
SYNOPSIS

Marooned on an island following a picnic, nurse Barbara Deming is victimized by Doctor Clayton, head of the hospital in which she works. They are rescued, and Clayton then goes off on an arctic expedition led by Neil McClintock. Barbara gives birth to a daughter, who is secretly cared for by a nurse friend, then she falls in love and later marries explorer McClintock without telling him about her daughter. When Clayton returns and goes to the McClintock home for rest, McClintock learns Barbara's secret. The daughter, still kept undercover, becomes dangerously ill, but Clayton's medical skill saves her life. Clayton leaves for another arctic trip, and the daughter becomes a part of the united ... +


Marooned on an island following a picnic, nurse Barbara Deming is victimized by Doctor Clayton, head of the hospital in which she works. They are rescued, and Clayton then goes off on an arctic expedition led by Neil McClintock. Barbara gives birth to a daughter, who is secretly cared for by a nurse friend, then she falls in love and later marries explorer McClintock without telling him about her daughter. When Clayton returns and goes to the McClintock home for rest, McClintock learns Barbara's secret. The daughter, still kept undercover, becomes dangerously ill, but Clayton's medical skill saves her life. Clayton leaves for another arctic trip, and the daughter becomes a part of the united family. +

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Subject

Subject (Minor):
Legend
Viewed by AFI
Partially Viewed
Offscreen Credit
Name Occurs Before Title
AFI Life Achievement Award

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