His Robe of Honor (1918)

Drama | 15 January 1918

Director:

Rex Ingram

Writer:

Julian Lamothe

Production Designer:

R. Paul Holmes

Production Company:

Paralta Plays, Inc.
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SOURCE CITATIONS
SOURCE
DATE
PAGE
ETR
2 Feb 18
p. 762.
Motog
27 Oct 17
p. 862.
MPN
1 Dec 17
p. 3752.
MPN
10 Aug 18
p. 886.
MPW
2 Feb 18
p. 685, 719
MPW
9 Feb 18
p. 846.
Variety
18 Jan 18
p. 41.
Wid's
31 Jan 18
p. 908.
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LITERARY
Based on the novel His Robe of Honor by Ethel and James Dorrance (New York, 1916).
DETAILS
Release Date:
15 January 1918
Physical Properties:
Silent
Black and White
Length(in feet):
6,224
Length(in reels):
7
Country:
United States
Passed by NBR:
No
SYNOPSIS

Unscrupulous attorney Julian Randolph, whose specialty is furnishing phony jurors, is offered a judgeship if he clears Clifford Nordhoff, the brother of powerful politician "Boss" Nordhoff, of a murder charge. With the aid of his usual tools, Randolph succeeds and is given a position on the bench. Here he is expected to obey the commands of the men who secured his appointment, but Ranoldph falls in love with Laura Nelson, a girl of upstanding social position, and resolves to follow the straight path. He breaks off with Roxana Frisbee, an adventuress who had assisted him in his crooked schemes, and refuses to hand down a decision in favor of the political machine. In the end, Randolph upholds justice, wins Laura as his wife and has the satisfaction of seeing Roxana also go ... +


Unscrupulous attorney Julian Randolph, whose specialty is furnishing phony jurors, is offered a judgeship if he clears Clifford Nordhoff, the brother of powerful politician "Boss" Nordhoff, of a murder charge. With the aid of his usual tools, Randolph succeeds and is given a position on the bench. Here he is expected to obey the commands of the men who secured his appointment, but Ranoldph falls in love with Laura Nelson, a girl of upstanding social position, and resolves to follow the straight path. He breaks off with Roxana Frisbee, an adventuress who had assisted him in his crooked schemes, and refuses to hand down a decision in favor of the political machine. In the end, Randolph upholds justice, wins Laura as his wife and has the satisfaction of seeing Roxana also go straight. +

GENRE
Genre:
Sub-genre:
Crime


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AFI Life Achievement Award

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