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The play had its New York premiere on 10 Jan ... More Less

The play had its New York premiere on 10 Jan 1883. More Less

SOURCE CITATIONS
SOURCE
DATE
PAGE
Motog
22 Jan 16
p. 197.
MPN
22 Jan 16
p. 396.
MPW
15 Jan 16
p. 498.
New York Times
18 Dec 15
p. 2201, 2262
Variety
14 Jan 16
p. 19.
CAST
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LITERARY
Based on the play Un Roman Parisien by Octave Feuillet (Paris, 28 Oct 1882).
DETAILS
Release Date:
9 January 1916
Copyright Claimant:
William Fox
Copyright Date:
9 January 1916
Copyright Number:
LP7395
Physical Properties:
Silent
Black and White
Length(in reels):
5
Country:
United States
Passed by NBR:
No
SYNOPSIS

Baron Chevrial, an aging roué, has had a long-standing romance with Rosa, a dancer, but in the interests of respectability, he decides to marry Therese Beauchamp, the young daughter of a businessman. Although she is in love with Henri de Targy, Rosa obeys her father's wishes and marries the baron, while Henri, still heartbroken, marries the frivolous Marcelle. Having a wife does nothing to end Chevrial's dalliance with Rosa, nor does it prevent him from trying to seduce Marcelle, who, after resisting the baron's advances, runs away with an opera singer. When the singer leaves her, Marcelle commits suicide, and soon thereafter, the baron dies at Rosa's birthday party. Then, finally free from spouses they never loved, Henri and Therese make plans for their ... +


Baron Chevrial, an aging roué, has had a long-standing romance with Rosa, a dancer, but in the interests of respectability, he decides to marry Therese Beauchamp, the young daughter of a businessman. Although she is in love with Henri de Targy, Rosa obeys her father's wishes and marries the baron, while Henri, still heartbroken, marries the frivolous Marcelle. Having a wife does nothing to end Chevrial's dalliance with Rosa, nor does it prevent him from trying to seduce Marcelle, who, after resisting the baron's advances, runs away with an opera singer. When the singer leaves her, Marcelle commits suicide, and soon thereafter, the baron dies at Rosa's birthday party. Then, finally free from spouses they never loved, Henri and Therese make plans for their marriage. +

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