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Some scenes taking place in the wings of a theater were shot in the Majestic Theatre in Brooklyn, NY. The film had a pre-release run in Chicago during the week of 22 Dec ... More Less

Some scenes taking place in the wings of a theater were shot in the Majestic Theatre in Brooklyn, NY. The film had a pre-release run in Chicago during the week of 22 Dec 1919. More Less

GEOGRAPHIC LOCATIONS
SOURCE CITATIONS
SOURCE
DATE
PAGE
ETR
27 Dec 19
p. 429.
MPW
27 Dec 19
p. 1190.
MPW
3 Jan 20
pp. 42-43.
Wid's
28 Feb 20
p. 2147.
DETAILS
Release Date:
4 January 1920
Copyright Claimant:
Pathé Exchange, inc.
Copyright Date:
2 January 1920
Copyright Number:
LU14586
Physical Properties:
Silent
Black and White
Length(in feet):
4,620
Length(in reels):
6
Country:
United States
Passed by NBR:
No
SYNOPSIS

Adelaide Hedlar is a popular actress who cherishes her career and ambitions more than a home and children, much to the chagrin of her husband, Dr. Mark Ridgewell. Following their divorce, Mark goes West, meets country girl Nettie Bryson and marries her. Meanwhile, Adelaide refuses to marry playwright Wilifred Dean until she is certain that her husband has remarried. Upon discovering Mark's marriage, she decides to win him back and subsequently travels West, meets Nettie and determines to regain Mark's love. On the verge of accomplishing her goal, Adelaide realizes Nettie's devotion to her husband and repents, informing the girl that Mark's former wife is ... +


Adelaide Hedlar is a popular actress who cherishes her career and ambitions more than a home and children, much to the chagrin of her husband, Dr. Mark Ridgewell. Following their divorce, Mark goes West, meets country girl Nettie Bryson and marries her. Meanwhile, Adelaide refuses to marry playwright Wilifred Dean until she is certain that her husband has remarried. Upon discovering Mark's marriage, she decides to win him back and subsequently travels West, meets Nettie and determines to regain Mark's love. On the verge of accomplishing her goal, Adelaide realizes Nettie's devotion to her husband and repents, informing the girl that Mark's former wife is dead. +

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Subject

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

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