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Contemporary sources do not make clear whether this film was made from an original screen story by Cosmo Hamilton, or if it was adapted from a published short story by him. One source lists this production at five ... More Less

Contemporary sources do not make clear whether this film was made from an original screen story by Cosmo Hamilton, or if it was adapted from a published short story by him. One source lists this production at five reels. More Less

SOURCE CITATIONS
SOURCE
DATE
PAGE
MPN
1 Feb 19
p. 767.
MPW
1 Feb 19
p. 582, 671
MPW
8 Feb 19
p. 792.
MPW
7 Apr 17
p. 108.
Variety
24 Jan 19
p. 46.
Wid's
19 Jan 19
p. 13.
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PARENT COMPANY
PRODUCTION COMPANY
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LITERARY
Based on the short story "Restless Souls" by Cosmo Hamilton (publication undetermined).
DETAILS
Release Date:
2 February 1919
Physical Properties:
Silent
Black and White
Length(in reels):
6
Country:
United States
Passed by NBR:
No
SYNOPSIS

Judith Wingate has married for wealth, but desires love, while her friend Marion Gregory has married for love, but longs for wealth. Chester Wingate refuses to grant Judith a divorce, even though he is having an affair and Judith has taken wealthy Oliver Sloan for a lover. Marion grows impatient with her husband, inventor Hugh Gregory, who promises her wealth at the completion of his submarine invention for the United States government. Judith invites Marion for a weekend sojourn, with the intention of entrapping Chester with Marion. When Marion rejects Chester's advances, Oliver attempts to win her favor. Judith enters Marion's room hoping to expose her husband, but finds instead her lover in a compromising position. Hugh believes that Marion has been unfaithful, and the success of his invention is little consolation until minister Robert Calvert proves Marion's innocence. Marion returns to the man she married for love with a new appreciation of him, and with a new view of the idle ... +


Judith Wingate has married for wealth, but desires love, while her friend Marion Gregory has married for love, but longs for wealth. Chester Wingate refuses to grant Judith a divorce, even though he is having an affair and Judith has taken wealthy Oliver Sloan for a lover. Marion grows impatient with her husband, inventor Hugh Gregory, who promises her wealth at the completion of his submarine invention for the United States government. Judith invites Marion for a weekend sojourn, with the intention of entrapping Chester with Marion. When Marion rejects Chester's advances, Oliver attempts to win her favor. Judith enters Marion's room hoping to expose her husband, but finds instead her lover in a compromising position. Hugh believes that Marion has been unfaithful, and the success of his invention is little consolation until minister Robert Calvert proves Marion's innocence. Marion returns to the man she married for love with a new appreciation of him, and with a new view of the idle rich. +

GENRE
Genre:
Sub-genre:
Society


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Subject (Minor):
Legend
Viewed by AFI
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Offscreen Credit
Name Occurs Before Title
AFI Life Achievement Award

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