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This film was largely shot on location in Jacksonville, Fl. A copy of the play Audrey , by Harriet Ford and E. F. Boddington, which opened in New York on 24 Nov 1902, was included in the studio records for this film, although there is no indication in any sources that it served as a basis for the motion picture.
       Austrian-born actress Margarete Christians (1900-1916) made her feature film debut in Audrey . She went back to Europe in the 1920s, but returned to the U.S. in 1933, after the Nazis came to power in Germany. Using the stage name Mady Christians, she made several American films during the 1930s and 1940s. ... More Less

This film was largely shot on location in Jacksonville, Fl. A copy of the play Audrey , by Harriet Ford and E. F. Boddington, which opened in New York on 24 Nov 1902, was included in the studio records for this film, although there is no indication in any sources that it served as a basis for the motion picture.
       Austrian-born actress Margarete Christians (1900-1916) made her feature film debut in Audrey . She went back to Europe in the 1920s, but returned to the U.S. in 1933, after the Nazis came to power in Germany. Using the stage name Mady Christians, she made several American films during the 1930s and 1940s. More Less

GEOGRAPHIC LOCATIONS
SOURCE CITATIONS
SOURCE
DATE
PAGE
Motog
8 Feb 16
p. 828.
MPN
8 Apr 16
p. 2067.
MPW
8 Apr 16
p. 283.
MPW
25 Nov 16
p. 26.
NYDM
1 Apr 16
p. 29.
Variety
31 Mar 16
p. 24
Wid's
30 Mar 16
p. 476.
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LITERARY
Based on the novel Audrey by Mary Johnston (Boston, 1902).
AUTHOR
DETAILS
Release Date:
27 March 1916
Copyright Claimant:
Famous Players Film Co.
Copyright Date:
17 March 1916
Copyright Number:
LU7840
Physical Properties:
Silent
Black and White
Length(in reels):
5
Country:
United States
Passed by NBR:
No
SYNOPSIS

Orphaned as a young girl, Audrey is left with an old couple by her guardian, Lord Haward. The couple ignores her and the neighbors shun her, so Audrey grows up on her own. After many years, Audrey meets Lord Haward once again. The guardian and his ward fall in love, which leads to Audrey's denunciation by the town minister. She is forced to leave the town, but in the end Lord Haward ignores the public outcry, finds Audrey and marries ... +


Orphaned as a young girl, Audrey is left with an old couple by her guardian, Lord Haward. The couple ignores her and the neighbors shun her, so Audrey grows up on her own. After many years, Audrey meets Lord Haward once again. The guardian and his ward fall in love, which leads to Audrey's denunciation by the town minister. She is forced to leave the town, but in the end Lord Haward ignores the public outcry, finds Audrey and marries her. +

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AFI Life Achievement Award

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