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The novel The Danger Mark appeared first in a serial version in The Saturday Evening Post . Most of the scenes in the film were shot in Florida. The garden party was shot at a mansion in Mayport, FL. Other scenes were shot in ... More Less

The novel The Danger Mark appeared first in a serial version in The Saturday Evening Post . Most of the scenes in the film were shot in Florida. The garden party was shot at a mansion in Mayport, FL. Other scenes were shot in Jacksonville. More Less

SOURCE CITATIONS
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DATE
PAGE
ETR
20 Jul 18
p. 588.
MPN
20 Jul 18
p. 362, 448
MPW
27 Jul 18
p. 587.
NYDM
2 Sep 18
p. 7.
Variety
12 Jul 18
p. 40.
Wid's
14 Jul 18
pp. 21-22.
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LITERARY
Based on the novel The Danger Mark by Robert William Chambers (New York, 1909).
DETAILS
Release Date:
29 July 1918
Copyright Claimant:
Famous Players-Lasky Corp.
Copyright Date:
20 July 1918
Copyright Number:
LP12674
Physical Properties:
Silent
Black and White
Length(in reels):
5
Country:
United States
Passed by NBR:
No
SYNOPSIS

Geraldine Seagrave and her brother Scott inherit their father's craving for alcohol and after his death are kept in seclusion on the family estate. Finally Geraldine is given a coming-out party, but a suitor, Jack Dysart, compels her to drink, and she humiliates herself before an old friend, Duane Mallett. Duane's sister Sylvia, who, although wronged by Jack, still loves him, appeals to Geraldine for help. Geraldine tricks Jack into marrying Sylvia and then accepts Duane's proposal, which saves her from her inherited compulsion to ... +


Geraldine Seagrave and her brother Scott inherit their father's craving for alcohol and after his death are kept in seclusion on the family estate. Finally Geraldine is given a coming-out party, but a suitor, Jack Dysart, compels her to drink, and she humiliates herself before an old friend, Duane Mallett. Duane's sister Sylvia, who, although wronged by Jack, still loves him, appeals to Geraldine for help. Geraldine tricks Jack into marrying Sylvia and then accepts Duane's proposal, which saves her from her inherited compulsion to drink. +

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Legend
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AFI Life Achievement Award

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