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The novel first appeared as a serial in Ladies' Home Journal , Sep-Dec ... More Less

The novel first appeared as a serial in Ladies' Home Journal , Sep-Dec 1917. More Less

SOURCE CITATIONS
SOURCE
DATE
PAGE
ETR
22 Jun 18
p. 150.
ETR
29 Jun 18
p. 323.
MPN
29 Jun 18
p. 3875, 3951
MPW
30 Mar 18
pp. 1866-67.
MPW
6 Jul 18
p. 109.
NYDM
6 Jul 18
p. 964.
Variety
21 Jun 18
p. 29.
Wid's
23 Jun 18
pp. 13-14.
CAST
PRODUCTION CREDITS
NAME
PARENT COMPANY
DISTRIBUTION COMPANY
NAME
CREDITED AS
CREDIT
DIRECTOR
PRODUCER
WRITER
PHOTOGRAPHY
Cam
SOURCES
LITERARY
Based on the novel Girl in His House by Harold MacGrath (New York, 1918).
DETAILS
Release Date:
24 June 1918
Copyright Claimant:
Vitagraph Co. of America
Copyright Date:
15 June 1918
Copyright Number:
LP12543
Physical Properties:
Silent
Black and White
Length(in feet):
4,256
Length(in reels):
5
Country:
United States
Passed by NBR:
No
SYNOPSIS

In order to forget Clare Wendell, the girl who jilted him, the wealthy James Armitage turns his estate over to his lawyer and journeys to Burma. Six years later, he learns that Clare is a widow, but upon returning home, he discovers that he no longer loves her; moreover, his lawyer has absconded with half of his fortune. James is attracted to Doris Athelstone, a strange girl who, in his absence, has settled into his home. Doris believes that the estate belongs to her father, whom she has never seen, and that James is an intruder. Further investigation reveals that Doris' father is, in fact, James's wayward lawyer, who, although he could not bear to see his daughter because his wife had died in childbirth, wished to provide the girl with every luxury. After promising the lawyer that he will never reveal this secret to Doris, James marries the girl in his ... +


In order to forget Clare Wendell, the girl who jilted him, the wealthy James Armitage turns his estate over to his lawyer and journeys to Burma. Six years later, he learns that Clare is a widow, but upon returning home, he discovers that he no longer loves her; moreover, his lawyer has absconded with half of his fortune. James is attracted to Doris Athelstone, a strange girl who, in his absence, has settled into his home. Doris believes that the estate belongs to her father, whom she has never seen, and that James is an intruder. Further investigation reveals that Doris' father is, in fact, James's wayward lawyer, who, although he could not bear to see his daughter because his wife had died in childbirth, wished to provide the girl with every luxury. After promising the lawyer that he will never reveal this secret to Doris, James marries the girl in his house. +

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