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DATE
PAGE
ETR
21 Sep 18
p. 1345.
ETR
2 Nov 18
p. 1821.
ETR
14 Dec 18
p. 149.
MPN
28 Sep 18
p. 1919.
MPW
30 Nov 18
p. 993.
MPW
14 Dec 18
p. 1246.
NYDM
14 Dec 18
p. 881.
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LITERARY
Based on the novel Buchanan's Wife by Justus Miles Forman (New York, 1906).
DETAILS
Release Date:
1 December 1918
Copyright Claimant:
William Fox
Copyright Date:
1 December 1918
Copyright Number:
LP13087
Physical Properties:
Silent
Black and White
Length(in reels):
5
Country:
United States
Passed by NBR:
No
SYNOPSIS

Beatrix marries Herbert Buchanan while under his hypnotic trance, although she really loves Harry Faring. When Herbert learns of his wife's love for Harry, he disappears with Kansas, a tramp. Soon after, Beatrix falsely identifies a body at the morgue as her husband's and marries Harry, but when Herbert, still alive though ill and demented, appears at her door with Kansas, she confesses her lie to her new husband. Kansas' plans to blackmail Beatrix are ruined when Harry visits the two tramps, and Herbert, now dying of tuberculosis, pleads with Kansas to leave the couple in peace. Kansas agrees, and after Herbert's death, Beatrix and Harry return to a normal ... +


Beatrix marries Herbert Buchanan while under his hypnotic trance, although she really loves Harry Faring. When Herbert learns of his wife's love for Harry, he disappears with Kansas, a tramp. Soon after, Beatrix falsely identifies a body at the morgue as her husband's and marries Harry, but when Herbert, still alive though ill and demented, appears at her door with Kansas, she confesses her lie to her new husband. Kansas' plans to blackmail Beatrix are ruined when Harry visits the two tramps, and Herbert, now dying of tuberculosis, pleads with Kansas to leave the couple in peace. Kansas agrees, and after Herbert's death, Beatrix and Harry return to a normal life. +

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