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DATE
PAGE
ETR
20 Sep 19
p. 1385.
MPN
20 Sep 19
p. 2467.
MPW
20 Sep 19
pp. 1865-66.
New York Morning Telegraph
17 Aug 19
p. 17.
Variety
12 Sep 19
p. 52.
Wid's
21 Sep 19
p. 9.
DETAILS
Release Date:
7 September 1919
Copyright Claimant:
Thos. H. Ince
Copyright Date:
21 July 1919
Copyright Number:
LP13996
Physical Properties:
Silent
Black and White
Length(in feet):
5,852
Length(in reels):
6
Country:
United States
Passed by NBR:
No
SYNOPSIS

Helen Armes, a trained nurse from the country, spends New Year's Eve with her cousin Evelyn Howell and her husband. They go with Lyle Bane, Mrs. Howell's lover, to a Broadway cabaret where Lyle's brother Temple, a quiet man who has lost his faith in women, sees Lyle's attraction to Helen. When Lyle tries to kiss Helen, the jealous Mrs. Howell, seeing this, orders Helen to leave. After Lyle lies to Temple, saying that Helen forced the embrace, their quarrel ends with Temple blinded by a blow on the head from a candelabrum. Under an assumed name, Helen nurses Temple and later persuades Lyle, planning to rob Temple, to join the army. When Temple regains his vision, he curses Helen. Upon learning of Lyle's death at the front, Helen breaks the news to Temple who apologizes and reveals that Lyle's spirit came to him and confessed his lie. Temple and Helen ... +


Helen Armes, a trained nurse from the country, spends New Year's Eve with her cousin Evelyn Howell and her husband. They go with Lyle Bane, Mrs. Howell's lover, to a Broadway cabaret where Lyle's brother Temple, a quiet man who has lost his faith in women, sees Lyle's attraction to Helen. When Lyle tries to kiss Helen, the jealous Mrs. Howell, seeing this, orders Helen to leave. After Lyle lies to Temple, saying that Helen forced the embrace, their quarrel ends with Temple blinded by a blow on the head from a candelabrum. Under an assumed name, Helen nurses Temple and later persuades Lyle, planning to rob Temple, to join the army. When Temple regains his vision, he curses Helen. Upon learning of Lyle's death at the front, Helen breaks the news to Temple who apologizes and reveals that Lyle's spirit came to him and confessed his lie. Temple and Helen marry. +

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