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The film was in six reels when United Picture Theatres of America bought it from the American Cinema Corp., but it was released in five ... More Less

The film was in six reels when United Picture Theatres of America bought it from the American Cinema Corp., but it was released in five reels. More Less

SOURCE CITATIONS
SOURCE
DATE
PAGE
ETR
20 Mar 20
p. 1660.
MPN
20 Dec 19
p. 4435.
MPN
20 Mar 20
p. 2789.
MPN
8 May 20
p. 3997.
MPW
20 Mar 20
p. 2009.
New York Morning Telegraph
30 May 1920.
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Wid's
14 Mar 20
p. 30.
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PRODUCTION COMPANY
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CREDITED AS
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DETAILS
Release Date:
21 March 1920
Physical Properties:
Silent
Black and White
Length(in reels):
5
Country:
United States
Passed by NBR:
No
SYNOPSIS

When Mary Graham is visited by her old school chum Helen, Mary's husband becomes infatuated with his wife's guest and soon openly avows his love for her. Mary is powerless to stop the affair and confides to an old friend, James Livingston, the expected arrival of their child. Concealing her pregnancy from her husband, Mary goes to the country where her son is born. Meanwhile, Livingston, learning that Robert is intent upon filing for divorce, demands that the unfaithful husband repay some notes which Livingston holds. Robert is unable to pay, and Helen threatens to leave him. In contrast, Mary offers to sell her jewels to help her husband, forcing Robert to realize her true worth. He begs his wife's forgiveness, and they are joyfully united as Mary proudly introduces her husband to his ... +


When Mary Graham is visited by her old school chum Helen, Mary's husband becomes infatuated with his wife's guest and soon openly avows his love for her. Mary is powerless to stop the affair and confides to an old friend, James Livingston, the expected arrival of their child. Concealing her pregnancy from her husband, Mary goes to the country where her son is born. Meanwhile, Livingston, learning that Robert is intent upon filing for divorce, demands that the unfaithful husband repay some notes which Livingston holds. Robert is unable to pay, and Helen threatens to leave him. In contrast, Mary offers to sell her jewels to help her husband, forcing Robert to realize her true worth. He begs his wife's forgiveness, and they are joyfully united as Mary proudly introduces her husband to his son. +

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

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