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See above listing for information on the 1914 version of the film. More Less

SOURCE CITATIONS
SOURCE
DATE
PAGE
Bio
15 Jan 20
p. 53.
ETR
20 Sep 19
p. 1381.
MPN
20 Sep 19
p. 2471.
NYC
15 Mar 19
p. 1418.
Wid's
21 Sep 19
p. 11.
DETAILS
Release Date:
21 September 1919
Copyright Claimant:
William Fox
Copyright Date:
21 September 1919
Copyright Number:
LP14207
Physical Properties:
Silent
Black and White
Length(in feet):
5,400
Length(in reels):
6
Country:
United States
Passed by NBR:
No
SYNOPSIS

Phillip Sackton's aristocratic English family disinherits him when he marries the dancer Fleurette, so when war is declared, he enlists to earn money for Fleurette and their expected child. At the front his friend Brand tells of being shot by his jilted lover, the notorious dancer La Belle Russe, who looks like Fleurette. When Phillip is wounded behind enemy lines, news of his death reaches Fleurette, who goes to France with her baby. Lady Sackton summons them back, however, as the baby now is her sole heir. At the war's end Brand finds Phillip in London on the verge of suicide because he cannot find Fleurette. They go to the family castle where Brand recognizes La Belle Russe. Phillip and Brand fight, but the real Fleurette appears explaining that she had sent her twin sister to the castle with her son because she was sick. La Belle Russe, who had been hoping to take Fleurette's place permanently, slinks out of the ... +


Phillip Sackton's aristocratic English family disinherits him when he marries the dancer Fleurette, so when war is declared, he enlists to earn money for Fleurette and their expected child. At the front his friend Brand tells of being shot by his jilted lover, the notorious dancer La Belle Russe, who looks like Fleurette. When Phillip is wounded behind enemy lines, news of his death reaches Fleurette, who goes to France with her baby. Lady Sackton summons them back, however, as the baby now is her sole heir. At the war's end Brand finds Phillip in London on the verge of suicide because he cannot find Fleurette. They go to the family castle where Brand recognizes La Belle Russe. Phillip and Brand fight, but the real Fleurette appears explaining that she had sent her twin sister to the castle with her son because she was sick. La Belle Russe, who had been hoping to take Fleurette's place permanently, slinks out of the room. +

Legend
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Partially Viewed
Offscreen Credit
Name Occurs Before Title
AFI Life Achievement Award

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