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Thomas A. Edison, Inc. produced a two reel film based on the same source in ... More Less

Thomas A. Edison, Inc. produced a two reel film based on the same source in 1914. More Less

SOURCE CITATIONS
SOURCE
DATE
PAGE
ETR
28 Feb 20
p. 1325.
MPN
6 Mar 20
p. 2390
MPN
3 Apr 20
p. 3165.
MPW
12 May 17
p. 1022.
New York Morning Telegraph
28 Mar 1920.
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Variety
26 Mar 20
p. 54.
Wid's
28 Mar 20
p. 20.
DETAILS
Release Date:
29 February 1920
Copyright Claimant:
Famous Players-Lasky Corp.
Copyright Date:
31 January 1920
Copyright Number:
LP14725
Physical Properties:
Silent
Black and White
Length(in feet):
4,707
Length(in reels):
5
Country:
United States
Passed by NBR:
No
SYNOPSIS

The Winthrops have been drifting apart gradually, Douglas devoted to his business and Constance to her social life. For the sake of their small daughter Rosie, they decide to make reparations, with Douglas agreeing to spend more time at home and Constance giving up her socializing. Mrs. Dunbar, a widow with a grudge against Constance, decides to thwart the couple's reconciliation. Overhearing Constance phoning her regrets for a party, Mrs. Dunbar calls Douglas and, pretending that she is his wife, tells him not to come home as she is going to party. Douglas is deeply hurt and accepts Mrs. Dunbar's dinner invitation. When Constance learns of his betrayal, the couple are further estranged. After the death of Rosie, their last remaining bond, the Winthrops decide to separate until an old friend intervenes and recalls the love and happiness they once shared, thus healing the breach between husband and ... +


The Winthrops have been drifting apart gradually, Douglas devoted to his business and Constance to her social life. For the sake of their small daughter Rosie, they decide to make reparations, with Douglas agreeing to spend more time at home and Constance giving up her socializing. Mrs. Dunbar, a widow with a grudge against Constance, decides to thwart the couple's reconciliation. Overhearing Constance phoning her regrets for a party, Mrs. Dunbar calls Douglas and, pretending that she is his wife, tells him not to come home as she is going to party. Douglas is deeply hurt and accepts Mrs. Dunbar's dinner invitation. When Constance learns of his betrayal, the couple are further estranged. After the death of Rosie, their last remaining bond, the Winthrops decide to separate until an old friend intervenes and recalls the love and happiness they once shared, thus healing the breach between husband and wife. +

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AFI Life Achievement Award

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