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This film contains triple exposures. It was re-issued in 1920 by Vitagraph and edited by Mr. and Mrs. George Randolph Chester. This version was copyrighted 3 Apr 1920; ... More Less

This film contains triple exposures. It was re-issued in 1920 by Vitagraph and edited by Mr. and Mrs. George Randolph Chester. This version was copyrighted 3 Apr 1920; LP14947. More Less

SOURCE CITATIONS
SOURCE
DATE
PAGE
ETR
31 Mar 17
p. 1180.
MPN
14 Apr 17
p. 2359.
MPW
7 Apr 17
p. 109, 162
NYDM
16 Aug 17
p. 524.
Variety
6 Apr 17
p. 24.
Wid's
29 Mar 17
pp. 201-02.
DETAILS
Release Date:
26 March 1917
Copyright Claimant:
Vitagraph Co. of America
Copyright Date:
21 March 1917
Copyright Number:
LP10415
Physical Properties:
Silent
Black and White
Length(in reels):
5
Country:
United States
Passed by NBR:
No
SYNOPSIS

Although fascinated by rogue Robert Neyland, Chrissey Desselden promises to marry her guardian, John Warburton. After the wedding, she pleads with her husband to treat her as a child until she knows her own heart. He agrees, and after deciding that she loves Neyland, Chrissey goes to Reno to secure a divorce. Chrissey's love is not enough for Neyland, however, who desires to destroy Warburton financially. Neyland asks to borrow money from Chrissey, which she agrees to lend him until she discovers his treacherous plot. Perceiving Neyland's true nature, Chrissey cleanses her system of him and returns to Warburton as his wife, thus leaving Neyland to perish in his own ... +


Although fascinated by rogue Robert Neyland, Chrissey Desselden promises to marry her guardian, John Warburton. After the wedding, she pleads with her husband to treat her as a child until she knows her own heart. He agrees, and after deciding that she loves Neyland, Chrissey goes to Reno to secure a divorce. Chrissey's love is not enough for Neyland, however, who desires to destroy Warburton financially. Neyland asks to borrow money from Chrissey, which she agrees to lend him until she discovers his treacherous plot. Perceiving Neyland's true nature, Chrissey cleanses her system of him and returns to Warburton as his wife, thus leaving Neyland to perish in his own wretchedness. +

GENRE
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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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