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According to news items, this production was the first release in the Fortune Photoplay series, which was comprised of adaptations of stories that appeared in various Street and Smith publications, including Popular , People's , Smith's and Ainslee's ... More Less

According to news items, this production was the first release in the Fortune Photoplay series, which was comprised of adaptations of stories that appeared in various Street and Smith publications, including Popular , People's , Smith's and Ainslee's magazines. More Less

SOURCE CITATIONS
SOURCE
DATE
PAGE
ETR
10 Mar 17
p. 961.
ETR
17 Mar 17
p. 1041, 1050
MPN
31 Mar 17
p. 2030.
NYDM
10 Mar 17
p. 29.
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LITERARY
Based on the short story "The Inspirations of Harry Larrabee" by Howard Fielding (pseud. of Charles Witherle Hooke) (publication undetermined).
DETAILS
Release Date:
March 1917
Physical Properties:
Silent
Black and White
Length(in reels):
4
Country:
United States
Passed by NBR:
No
SYNOPSIS

Playwright Harry Larrabee unwittingly becomes the leading figure in a theft aimed at Carolyn Vaughn, the young woman living down the hall with whom he is in love. Carolyn's acquaintance, Madame Batonyi, is coerced by a thug called The Wolf to visit Carolyn and ask to see her jewels. The Wolf then enters the apartment by a dumbwaiter and drugs Carolyn with chloroform. His plans go awry when Harry overhears the crime being committed and spirits Carolyn away in a taxicab to the house of his friend Dr. Wendell, where she is revived with a pulmotor. The mystery of the missing jewels is then finally unraveled when The Wolf and his accomplice Dr. Stettina kill one another in a gun duel, and Madame Batonyi confesses that The Wolf was her husband who had viciously forced her into a life of ... +


Playwright Harry Larrabee unwittingly becomes the leading figure in a theft aimed at Carolyn Vaughn, the young woman living down the hall with whom he is in love. Carolyn's acquaintance, Madame Batonyi, is coerced by a thug called The Wolf to visit Carolyn and ask to see her jewels. The Wolf then enters the apartment by a dumbwaiter and drugs Carolyn with chloroform. His plans go awry when Harry overhears the crime being committed and spirits Carolyn away in a taxicab to the house of his friend Dr. Wendell, where she is revived with a pulmotor. The mystery of the missing jewels is then finally unraveled when The Wolf and his accomplice Dr. Stettina kill one another in a gun duel, and Madame Batonyi confesses that The Wolf was her husband who had viciously forced her into a life of crime. +

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