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The film was re-released on 2 Feb 1919. The MPW review for the re-release gives the title Infidelity as either a subtitle or alternate title for the film. This was the first film in which Frederick Perry appeared. Actress Bertha Brundage was also known as Mrs. Mathilde ... More Less

The film was re-released on 2 Feb 1919. The MPW review for the re-release gives the title Infidelity as either a subtitle or alternate title for the film. This was the first film in which Frederick Perry appeared. Actress Bertha Brundage was also known as Mrs. Mathilde Brundage. More Less

SOURCE CITATIONS
SOURCE
DATE
PAGE
Motog
31 Jul 15
pp. 205-06, 232
MPN
31 Jul 15
p. 78.
MPW
31 Jul 15
p. 834.
MPW
11 Dec 15
p. 2062.
Variety
23 Jul 15
p. 23.
DETAILS
Alternate Title:
Infidelity
Release Date:
July 1915
Copyright Claimant:
William Fox
Copyright Date:
18 July 1915
Copyright Number:
LP5972
Physical Properties:
Silent
Black and White
Length(in reels):
5
Country:
United States
Passed by NBR:
No
SYNOPSIS

As a child, George Rameau loses his faith in God when he prays that his mother be protected from his drunken father's beating and she is struck by lightning and killed. Years later, Rameau, now the most famous surgeon in Paris, weds Conchita Roland, who marries him at the insistence of her mother. When Conchita falls in love with Rameau's friend, Paul Munzell, Dr. Talavanne, a friend of both Rameau and Munzell, succeeds in separating them. After Conchita gives birth to a daughter, Adrian, Munzell dies in an accident which causes Conchita to die of shock. Rameau shuts her room off and lovingly raises Adrian until he finds hidden in Conchita's desk love letters implying that Adrian is Munzell's daughter. Unbalanced, Rameau drives Adrian into a storm and she falls deathly ill. After Dr. Talavanne persuades Rameau to treat her, he realizes his love for her and prays for her recovery. After she is saved, Rameau kneels in front of an ... +


As a child, George Rameau loses his faith in God when he prays that his mother be protected from his drunken father's beating and she is struck by lightning and killed. Years later, Rameau, now the most famous surgeon in Paris, weds Conchita Roland, who marries him at the insistence of her mother. When Conchita falls in love with Rameau's friend, Paul Munzell, Dr. Talavanne, a friend of both Rameau and Munzell, succeeds in separating them. After Conchita gives birth to a daughter, Adrian, Munzell dies in an accident which causes Conchita to die of shock. Rameau shuts her room off and lovingly raises Adrian until he finds hidden in Conchita's desk love letters implying that Adrian is Munzell's daughter. Unbalanced, Rameau drives Adrian into a storm and she falls deathly ill. After Dr. Talavanne persuades Rameau to treat her, he realizes his love for her and prays for her recovery. After she is saved, Rameau kneels in front of an altar. +

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AFI Life Achievement Award

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