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DATE
PAGE
ETR
7 Jul 17
p. 340.
MPN
14 Jul 17
p. 280.
MPW
14 Jul 17
p. 254, 294
NYDM
10 Mar 17
p. 1668.
Variety
29 Jun 17
p. 31.
Wid's
12 Jul 17
p. 441.
DETAILS
Release Date:
9 July 1917
Copyright Claimant:
World Film Corp.
Copyright Date:
27 June 1917
Copyright Number:
LU11010
Physical Properties:
Silent
Black and White
Length(in reels):
5
Country:
United States
Passed by NBR:
No
SYNOPSIS

Christine Villier, the fiancée of Jacques Despard, a medical student, is assaulted by Manuel Le Grange, an escaped convict, who also kills her father. In shame, Christine goes to hide in Paris, leaving no clues of her whereabouts. A son is born to her, and twenty-nine years later, under the name of Jacques Cordet, he becomes known as a criminal prosecutor. At this time, an Apache chief named Lazard is terrorizing Paris and Cordet devotes himself to hunting the criminal. Actually, Cordet, inheriting the criminal taint of his father, possesses a dual personality and at night unconsciously assumes the identity of Lazard. As Cordet, he seeks the hand of Natalia, the daughter of his mother's former lover Despard, who is now a famous surgeon. Despard rejects Cordet's suit for his daughter until he learns the truth of his dual life. The doctor then performs an operation which banishes the Lazard personality and, following Cordet's recovery, consents to his patient's marriage to ... +


Christine Villier, the fiancée of Jacques Despard, a medical student, is assaulted by Manuel Le Grange, an escaped convict, who also kills her father. In shame, Christine goes to hide in Paris, leaving no clues of her whereabouts. A son is born to her, and twenty-nine years later, under the name of Jacques Cordet, he becomes known as a criminal prosecutor. At this time, an Apache chief named Lazard is terrorizing Paris and Cordet devotes himself to hunting the criminal. Actually, Cordet, inheriting the criminal taint of his father, possesses a dual personality and at night unconsciously assumes the identity of Lazard. As Cordet, he seeks the hand of Natalia, the daughter of his mother's former lover Despard, who is now a famous surgeon. Despard rejects Cordet's suit for his daughter until he learns the truth of his dual life. The doctor then performs an operation which banishes the Lazard personality and, following Cordet's recovery, consents to his patient's marriage to Natalia. +

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