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SOURCE
DATE
PAGE
Motog
8 Sep 17
p. 531.
MPN
1 Sep 17
p. 1444, 1490-91.
NYDM
25 Aug 17
p. 20.
Variety
17 May 19
p. 1075.
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DETAILS
Release Date:
1 September 1917
Copyright Claimant:
World Film Corp.
Copyright Date:
18 August 1917
Copyright Number:
LU11257
Physical Properties:
Silent
Black and White
Length(in reels):
5
Country:
United States
Passed by NBR:
No
SYNOPSIS

When Marie Dacre, the ward of James Rokeby, falls in love with blackmailer Fenwick Harvey, she ignores Rokeby's advice to stop seeing the rogue. Rokeby, a respected bank president, has a past as a thief, which Harvey soon discovers with the services of ex-detective Donavan. His past exposed, Rokeby flees in disgrace, thus forcing Marie to recognize Harvey's villainy. While searching for Rokeby, Marie is led into a trap by Harvey and Donavan from which she is rescued by Rokeby. Learning that his past misdeeds have been pardoned by the governor, Rokeby returns to his post with Marie as his ... +


When Marie Dacre, the ward of James Rokeby, falls in love with blackmailer Fenwick Harvey, she ignores Rokeby's advice to stop seeing the rogue. Rokeby, a respected bank president, has a past as a thief, which Harvey soon discovers with the services of ex-detective Donavan. His past exposed, Rokeby flees in disgrace, thus forcing Marie to recognize Harvey's villainy. While searching for Rokeby, Marie is led into a trap by Harvey and Donavan from which she is rescued by Rokeby. Learning that his past misdeeds have been pardoned by the governor, Rokeby returns to his post with Marie as his wife. +

GENRE
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Sub-genre:
Crime


Subject
Subject (Major):

Legend
Viewed by AFI
Partially Viewed
Offscreen Credit
Name Occurs Before Title
AFI Life Achievement Award

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