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The working title of this film was The Woman of It ... More Less

The working title of this film was The Woman of It . More Less

SOURCE CITATIONS
SOURCE
DATE
PAGE
ETR
16 Jun 17
p. 26.
Motog
26 May 17
pp. 1109-10.
Motog
30 Jun 17
p. 1398.
MPN
26 May 17
p. 1342.
MPW
23 Jun 17
p. 1951, 1992
NYDM
16 Jun 17
p. 29.
Variety
22 Jun 17
p. 26.
Wid's
14 Jun 17
pp. 371-72.
DETAILS
Alternate Title:
The Woman of It
Release Date:
10 June 1917
Physical Properties:
Silent
Black and White
Length(in feet):
4,563
Length(in reels):
5
Country:
United States
Passed by NBR:
No
SYNOPSIS

Jack Dunn, a promising young laywer, becomes a victim of drugs and loses his standing in the legal world. He passes his idle hours in the slums where he meets Nan Bishop, an underworld figure. Nan's influence helps to make a man out of Dunn and with her help he breaks his dependence on drugs and is successful in obtaining a position as a criminal lawyer. Years later, they meet again in a courtroom. Nan has been falsely accused of murder and Dunn is the prosecuting attorney. Learning that Dunn's professional future depends on his winning the case, Nan pleads guilty, but, at the last minute, the real criminal is discovered and Nan is cleared of the crime. She then accepts Dunn's offer of marriage and together they face a happy ... +


Jack Dunn, a promising young laywer, becomes a victim of drugs and loses his standing in the legal world. He passes his idle hours in the slums where he meets Nan Bishop, an underworld figure. Nan's influence helps to make a man out of Dunn and with her help he breaks his dependence on drugs and is successful in obtaining a position as a criminal lawyer. Years later, they meet again in a courtroom. Nan has been falsely accused of murder and Dunn is the prosecuting attorney. Learning that Dunn's professional future depends on his winning the case, Nan pleads guilty, but, at the last minute, the real criminal is discovered and Nan is cleared of the crime. She then accepts Dunn's offer of marriage and together they face a happy future. +

GENRE
Genre:
Sub-genre:
Crime


Subject

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

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