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DATE
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Motog
22 Apr 16
p. 935.
MPN
22 Apr 16
p. 2385.
MPW
22 Apr 16
p. 642.
MPW
15 Apr 16
p. 31.
Variety
14 Apr 16
p. 25.
Wid's
13 Apr 16
p. 505.
CAST
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LITERARY
Based on the novel The Gay Lord Waring by Houghton Townley (New York, 1910).
DETAILS
Release Date:
24 April 1916
Copyright Claimant:
Bluebird Photoplays, Inc.
Copyright Date:
1 April 1916
Copyright Number:
LP8004
Physical Properties:
Silent
Black and White
Length(in reels):
5
Country:
United States
Passed by NBR:
No
SYNOPSIS

Lord Arthur Waring's only asset is his title, so when he seriously injures Helene Von Gerold in a riding accident, he borrows money from his wealthy, unscrupulous younger brother Mark in order to pay for her medical treatment. Mark drives a hard bargain, however, and makes Arthur agree to commit suicide in six months, thus allowing Mark to inherit the title, if he cannot pay back the loan. Toward the end of the allotted time, Arthur still has not been able to raise the money. Then, just as Arthur is about to kill himself, Helen's father overturns a lamp and sets fire to his house, and Arthur, hearing the alarm, rushes to the scene. Mark also hurries to the Von Gerold's house, but he dies en route when he is thrown from his horse. Arthur rescues Helen, and then, having inherited Mark's fortune, he confidently begins a romance with ... +


Lord Arthur Waring's only asset is his title, so when he seriously injures Helene Von Gerold in a riding accident, he borrows money from his wealthy, unscrupulous younger brother Mark in order to pay for her medical treatment. Mark drives a hard bargain, however, and makes Arthur agree to commit suicide in six months, thus allowing Mark to inherit the title, if he cannot pay back the loan. Toward the end of the allotted time, Arthur still has not been able to raise the money. Then, just as Arthur is about to kill himself, Helen's father overturns a lamp and sets fire to his house, and Arthur, hearing the alarm, rushes to the scene. Mark also hurries to the Von Gerold's house, but he dies en route when he is thrown from his horse. Arthur rescues Helen, and then, having inherited Mark's fortune, he confidently begins a romance with her. +

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