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5 Oct 18
p. 1529.
MPN
12 Oct 18
p. 2444.
MPW
12 Oct 18
p. 272.
MPW
13 Apr 18
pp. 529-30.
NYDM
21 Dec 18
p. 918.
Variety
27 Dec 18
p. 174.
Wid's
29 Sep 18
pp. 27-28.
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LITERARY
Based on the play The Strange Woman by William J. Hurlbut (New York, 17 Nov 1913) and the novel of the same name by William J. Hurlbut and Sidney McCall (pseud. of Mary McNeil Fenollosa) (New York, 1914).
DETAILS
Release Date:
8 December 1918
Copyright Claimant:
William Fox
Copyright Date:
8 December 1918
Copyright Number:
LP13160
Physical Properties:
Silent
Black and White
Length(in reels):
6
Country:
United States
Passed by NBR:
No
SYNOPSIS

Inez de Pierrefond's mother forces her to marry a wealthy man who proves to be such a brute that after he is killed in a drunken brawl, Inez swears that she will never marry again. Later, she falls in love with John Hemingway, an Iowan who has come to Paris to study architecture, but when she tells him her views on marriage, he leaves her in shock. His friend, Charles Abbey, convinces him that Inez's ideas are quite logical, and for a time, the two live together in perfect happiness. Upon the couple's return to Delphi, Iowa, however, the town gossips assume that the beautiful and cultured Parisian is an adventuress, and when they learn of her book, Free Love , they call a meeting to inform John's mother of Inez's low character. Hearing of their plan, Inez roundly denounces the villagers as hypocrites and then explains her views to Mrs. Hemingway, who lovingly forgives her. Mrs. Hemingway's tender devotion to her son so moves Inez, however, that she eventually consents to the marriage ... +


Inez de Pierrefond's mother forces her to marry a wealthy man who proves to be such a brute that after he is killed in a drunken brawl, Inez swears that she will never marry again. Later, she falls in love with John Hemingway, an Iowan who has come to Paris to study architecture, but when she tells him her views on marriage, he leaves her in shock. His friend, Charles Abbey, convinces him that Inez's ideas are quite logical, and for a time, the two live together in perfect happiness. Upon the couple's return to Delphi, Iowa, however, the town gossips assume that the beautiful and cultured Parisian is an adventuress, and when they learn of her book, Free Love , they call a meeting to inform John's mother of Inez's low character. Hearing of their plan, Inez roundly denounces the villagers as hypocrites and then explains her views to Mrs. Hemingway, who lovingly forgives her. Mrs. Hemingway's tender devotion to her son so moves Inez, however, that she eventually consents to the marriage ceremony. +

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