The Final Payment (1917)

Drama | 21 May 1917

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HISTORY

The synopsis included in the copyright descriptions was originally entitled ... More Less

The synopsis included in the copyright descriptions was originally entitled "Nannina." More Less

SOURCE CITATIONS
SOURCE
DATE
PAGE
9 Jun 17
p. 28.
ETR
2 Jun 17
p. 1824.
MPN
23 Jun 17
p. 3951.
Wid's
14 Jun 17
p. 372.
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DETAILS
Release Date:
21 May 1917
Copyright Claimant:
Fox Film Corp.
Copyright Date:
20 May 1917
Copyright Number:
LP10789
Physical Properties:
Silent
Black and White
Length(in reels):
5
Country:
United States
Passed by NBR:
No
SYNOPSIS

Fishermen Neccola and Cesare are the best of friends until they fall in love with Nina, who favors Cesare. Their rivalry becomes an issue when, in a drunken frenzy one night, Neccola threatens to inform the authorities that Alfredo, the owner of the fishing fleet, uses dynamite to insure his catch. Alfredo kills Neccola, but when Cesare arrives on the scene, he is accused of the murder. Alfredo serves on his jury, and through his influence, Cesare is found guilty and hanged. The only person who knows of Alfredo's crime is Marie, who agrees to remain silent in return for Alfredo's promise of marriage. Alfredo desires Nina's younger sister Rose, however, and entices the girl to his boat. Learning of his betrayal, Nina follows and in the ensuing struggle, a lamp is overturned and Alfredo perishes in the ... +


Fishermen Neccola and Cesare are the best of friends until they fall in love with Nina, who favors Cesare. Their rivalry becomes an issue when, in a drunken frenzy one night, Neccola threatens to inform the authorities that Alfredo, the owner of the fishing fleet, uses dynamite to insure his catch. Alfredo kills Neccola, but when Cesare arrives on the scene, he is accused of the murder. Alfredo serves on his jury, and through his influence, Cesare is found guilty and hanged. The only person who knows of Alfredo's crime is Marie, who agrees to remain silent in return for Alfredo's promise of marriage. Alfredo desires Nina's younger sister Rose, however, and entices the girl to his boat. Learning of his betrayal, Nina follows and in the ensuing struggle, a lamp is overturned and Alfredo perishes in the flames. +

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AFI Life Achievement Award

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