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Motog
23 Dec 16
p. 1394.
MPN
16 Dec 16
p. 3780.
MPN
23 Dec 16
p. 4039.
MPW
20 May 16
p. 1404.
NYDM
16 Dec 16
p. 27.
Wid's
14 Dec 16
p. 1172.
DETAILS
Release Date:
11 December 1916
Copyright Claimant:
Vitagraph Co. of America
Copyright Date:
24 November 1916
Copyright Number:
LP9604
Physical Properties:
Silent
Black and White
Length(in reels):
7
Country:
United States
Passed by NBR:
No
SYNOPSIS

When famous architect Harrison Stuart drifts into alcoholism and starts living in flop houses, he is saved by Billy Lane, a young architect who has always admired the older man. Lane reunites Harrison with his family and falls in love with Harrison's daughter. After announcing his engagement to her, however, Lane himself becomes an alcoholic when another woman, jealous of his fiancée, spikes his punch and tricks him into heavy drinking. Then Harrison gives in to his old habit but before submitting completely, he kills himself. The suicide brings Lane to his senses; he swears off drinking and returns to Harrison's ... +


When famous architect Harrison Stuart drifts into alcoholism and starts living in flop houses, he is saved by Billy Lane, a young architect who has always admired the older man. Lane reunites Harrison with his family and falls in love with Harrison's daughter. After announcing his engagement to her, however, Lane himself becomes an alcoholic when another woman, jealous of his fiancée, spikes his punch and tricks him into heavy drinking. Then Harrison gives in to his old habit but before submitting completely, he kills himself. The suicide brings Lane to his senses; he swears off drinking and returns to Harrison's daughter. +

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Subject

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

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