Mrs. Dane's Defense (1918)

Drama | 7 January 1918

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SOURCE CITATIONS
SOURCE
DATE
PAGE
ETR
19 Jan 18
p. 598.
MPN
19 Jan 18
p. 444.
MPW
19 Jan 18
p. 380, 412
MPW
2 Feb 18
p. 723.
NYDM
12 Jan 18
p. 18.
Variety
11 Jan 18
p. 44.
Wid's
10 Jan 18
p. 867.
DETAILS
Release Date:
7 January 1918
Copyright Claimant:
Famous Players Film Co.
Copyright Date:
6 December 1917
Copyright Number:
LP11785
Physical Properties:
Silent
Black and White
Length(in reels):
5
Country:
United States
Passed by NBR:
No
SYNOPSIS

Felicia Hindemarsh accompanies Mrs. Trent from England to Canada, where she becomes involved in an affair with the woman's husband. Mrs. Trent learns of her husband's unfaithfulness and commits suicide, while Felicia bears a child whom she places in the care of her own childhood nurse. Following the death of her cousin Mrs. Dane, who has left her a substantial inheritance, Felicia returns to England, determined to establish herself in society. Borrowing her deceased cousin's name, she begins a new life and soon falls in love with Lionel Carteret, the son of a prominent lawyer, Sir Daniel Carteret. Lionel abandons Lady Eastney's niece Janet for "Mrs. Dane," but the engagement is broken off when a visitor from Canada reveals Felicia's past to Sir Daniel. Defeated, Felicia returns to her child in Canada, and Lionel to the patient ... +


Felicia Hindemarsh accompanies Mrs. Trent from England to Canada, where she becomes involved in an affair with the woman's husband. Mrs. Trent learns of her husband's unfaithfulness and commits suicide, while Felicia bears a child whom she places in the care of her own childhood nurse. Following the death of her cousin Mrs. Dane, who has left her a substantial inheritance, Felicia returns to England, determined to establish herself in society. Borrowing her deceased cousin's name, she begins a new life and soon falls in love with Lionel Carteret, the son of a prominent lawyer, Sir Daniel Carteret. Lionel abandons Lady Eastney's niece Janet for "Mrs. Dane," but the engagement is broken off when a visitor from Canada reveals Felicia's past to Sir Daniel. Defeated, Felicia returns to her child in Canada, and Lionel to the patient Janet. +

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