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This was the first film made by Louis Tracy Productions, Inc. Author Louis Tracy was knighted by King George of England while the film was in production. Many scenes were shot at Lake Placid, NY. MPN credits the camera work to Adolf Mueller, but this appears to be a ... More Less

This was the first film made by Louis Tracy Productions, Inc. Author Louis Tracy was knighted by King George of England while the film was in production. Many scenes were shot at Lake Placid, NY. MPN credits the camera work to Adolf Mueller, but this appears to be a mistake. More Less

GEOGRAPHIC LOCATIONS
SOURCE CITATIONS
SOURCE
DATE
PAGE
ETR
14 Aug 20
p. 1157.
MPN
1 May 20
p. 3856.
MPN
22 May 20
p. 4328.
MPN
11 Feb 21
p. 41.
MPN
24 Jul 20
p. 805.
MPN
7 Aug 20
p. 1239.
MPW
16 Oct 20
p. 997.
Wid's
1 Aug 20
p. 7.
DETAILS
Release Date:
25 July 1920
Physical Properties:
Silent
Black and White
Length(in reels):
6
Country:
United States
Passed by NBR:
No
SYNOPSIS

Helen Wynton, a society reporter on the Argus , becomes friendly with Etta Stampa who confides that she is heartbroken because her father has disowned her following a love affair she had some years ago. Sent to St. Moritz on a story, Helen determines to seek out Etta's father, a Swiss mountain guide, to reconcile him with his daughter. Pursuing Helen to St. Moritz is Mark Bower, an unscrupulous man of wealth. Hearing of Bower's trip, Charles Spencer, who is in love with Helen, follows, arriving in time to save Helen from Bower's advances atop a deserted mountain. Afterwards, Helen persuades Etta's father to forgive his daughter. However, Bower has not given up his pursuit of Helen, and assaults her again at Lookout Lodge. Stampa, learning that Bower was his daughter's betrayer, follows him and, in their ensuing fight, Bower falls from a cliff and is ... +


Helen Wynton, a society reporter on the Argus , becomes friendly with Etta Stampa who confides that she is heartbroken because her father has disowned her following a love affair she had some years ago. Sent to St. Moritz on a story, Helen determines to seek out Etta's father, a Swiss mountain guide, to reconcile him with his daughter. Pursuing Helen to St. Moritz is Mark Bower, an unscrupulous man of wealth. Hearing of Bower's trip, Charles Spencer, who is in love with Helen, follows, arriving in time to save Helen from Bower's advances atop a deserted mountain. Afterwards, Helen persuades Etta's father to forgive his daughter. However, Bower has not given up his pursuit of Helen, and assaults her again at Lookout Lodge. Stampa, learning that Bower was his daughter's betrayer, follows him and, in their ensuing fight, Bower falls from a cliff and is killed. +

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

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