The Men She Married (1916)

Drama | 27 November 1916

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SOURCE CITATIONS
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DATE
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ETR
9 Dec 16
p. 56.
Motog
2 Dec 16
p. 1252.
MPW
2 Dec 16
p. 1341.
MPW
13 May 16
p. 1180.
NYDM
25 Nov 16
p. 26.
Variety
17 Nov 16
p. 23.
Wid's
23 Nov 16
p. 1126.
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LITERARY
Based on the novelette The Men She Married by Harold Vickers in Snappy Stories (4 Aug, 1916).
DETAILS
Release Date:
27 November 1916
Copyright Claimant:
World Film Corp.
Copyright Date:
2 November 1916
Copyright Number:
LU9471
Physical Properties:
Silent
Black and White
Length(in reels):
5
Country:
United States
Passed by NBR:
No
SYNOPSIS

Although he already has a wife, Ralph Semple marries the wealthy Beatrice Raymond, and then deserts her after cheating her out of $10,000. Later, when Beatrice hears that Ralph has died, she marries Jerry Trainer, a widower, but keeps her past a secret. Ralph, who started the rumors of his own death, then returns to blackmail Beatrice, who is determined to keep Jerry from finding out about her first marriage. Meanwhile, Ralph makes plans to elope with Jerry's daughter Edith, but when Beatrice learns of the impending wedding, she decides to stop it, and so goes to see Ralph in his apartment. Jerry walks in on them, however, and assuming that they are secret lovers, he throws Ralph out and denounces Beatrice. When Edith arrives at Ralph's, however, Jerry realizes that his wife was only trying to save his daughter, and so he and Beatrice are reconciled ... +


Although he already has a wife, Ralph Semple marries the wealthy Beatrice Raymond, and then deserts her after cheating her out of $10,000. Later, when Beatrice hears that Ralph has died, she marries Jerry Trainer, a widower, but keeps her past a secret. Ralph, who started the rumors of his own death, then returns to blackmail Beatrice, who is determined to keep Jerry from finding out about her first marriage. Meanwhile, Ralph makes plans to elope with Jerry's daughter Edith, but when Beatrice learns of the impending wedding, she decides to stop it, and so goes to see Ralph in his apartment. Jerry walks in on them, however, and assuming that they are secret lovers, he throws Ralph out and denounces Beatrice. When Edith arrives at Ralph's, however, Jerry realizes that his wife was only trying to save his daughter, and so he and Beatrice are reconciled immediately. +

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