The Making of Maddalena (1916)

Drama | 8 June 1916

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SOURCE CITATIONS
SOURCE
DATE
PAGE
Motog
17 Jun 16
p. 1395.
MPN
17 Jun 16
p. 3767.
MPW
17 Jun 16
p. 2116.
New York Times
12 Jun 16
p. 9.
Variety
16 Jun 16
p. 22.
Wid's
8 Jun 16
p. 630.
DETAILS
Release Date:
8 June 1916
Copyright Claimant:
Oliver Morosco Photoplay Co
Copyright Date:
17 May 1916
Copyright Number:
LP8334
Physical Properties:
Silent
Black and White
Length(in reels):
5
Country:
United States
Passed by NBR:
No
SYNOPSIS

Ostensibly studying painting in Rome, George Hale devotes more time to cabarets than to canvas, but then is shocked back to sobriety when his fiancée writes to tell him that she has married someone else. Trying to get over his broken heart, George marries Maddalena, his model. When Randolph, his wealthy father, finds out, however, he stops sending money to George, and then, months later, brings George and George's new child back to New York, without Maddalena. Then, having managed to come to New York, Maddalena volunteers to work as a nurse during an epidemic. She soon reads in the newspaper that even the heir to the Hale fortune has been stricken and so goes to the Hale mansion to take care of her child. George is out of town while Maddalena brings the infant through the crisis, but when he returns, he and Maddalena are reconciled, and, with Randolph's blessing, resume living as husband and ... +


Ostensibly studying painting in Rome, George Hale devotes more time to cabarets than to canvas, but then is shocked back to sobriety when his fiancée writes to tell him that she has married someone else. Trying to get over his broken heart, George marries Maddalena, his model. When Randolph, his wealthy father, finds out, however, he stops sending money to George, and then, months later, brings George and George's new child back to New York, without Maddalena. Then, having managed to come to New York, Maddalena volunteers to work as a nurse during an epidemic. She soon reads in the newspaper that even the heir to the Hale fortune has been stricken and so goes to the Hale mansion to take care of her child. George is out of town while Maddalena brings the infant through the crisis, but when he returns, he and Maddalena are reconciled, and, with Randolph's blessing, resume living as husband and wife. +

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