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DATE
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Exhibitors Trade Review
1 Feb 1919
p. 711
Motion Picture News
30 Nov 1918
p. 3222
Motion Picture News
28 Dec 1918
p. 3869, 3918
Motion Picture News
18 Jan 1919
p. 411
Motion Picture News
1 Feb 1919
p. 768
Moving Picture World
30 Nov 1918
p. 973
Moving Picture World
21 Dec 1918
p. 1372
Moving Picture World
1 Feb 1919
p. 674
New York Times
3 Feb 1919
p. 13
Photoplay
Apr 1919
p. 37, 68
Variety
11 Oct 1918
p. 43
Variety
24 Jan 1919
p. 46
Wid's Daily
15 Nov 1918
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Wid's Daily
20 Jan 1919
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Wid's Daily
26 Jan 1919
p. 20
Wid's Daily
4 Feb 1919
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LITERARY
Based on the novel Are You My Wife? by Max Marcin (New York, 1910) and the play Here Comes the Bride by Max Marcin and Roy Atwell (New York, 25 Sep 1917).
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Release Date:
19 January 1919
Copyright Claimant:
Famous Players-Lasky Corp.
Copyright Date:
8 January 1919
Copyright Number:
LP13252
Physical Properties:
Silent
Black and White
Length(in feet):
4,436
Length(in reels):
5
Country:
United States
Language:
English
Passed by NBR:
No
SYNOPSIS

Frederick Tile, a poor young lawyer, and Ethel Sinclair, the daughter of a wealthy corn magnate, want to marry, but her father refuses his consent until Frederick makes good on his own. In South America, Maria Tile divorces her husband Frederick, who is no relation to the poor lawyer, and because her father's will specifies that Maria's husband will lose his inheritance if he remarries, Maria's lawyer searches in New York for someone bearing the same name. They contact Frederick, the lawyer, who agrees, for $100,000, to marry "in name only" an ugly four-time widow. Meanwhile, Ethel takes her money and goes to elope with Frederick. After he stalls her while keeping the marriage secret, Mr. Sinclair attempts to legitimize their supposed elopement by placing wedding announcements in the newspapers. When the widow reads the announcements and demands more than her payment of $500, Frederick confesses the marriage. Ethel despairs, but when the widow's real husband is released from prison, Frederick and Ethel are free to marry, after a twelve month ... +


Frederick Tile, a poor young lawyer, and Ethel Sinclair, the daughter of a wealthy corn magnate, want to marry, but her father refuses his consent until Frederick makes good on his own. In South America, Maria Tile divorces her husband Frederick, who is no relation to the poor lawyer, and because her father's will specifies that Maria's husband will lose his inheritance if he remarries, Maria's lawyer searches in New York for someone bearing the same name. They contact Frederick, the lawyer, who agrees, for $100,000, to marry "in name only" an ugly four-time widow. Meanwhile, Ethel takes her money and goes to elope with Frederick. After he stalls her while keeping the marriage secret, Mr. Sinclair attempts to legitimize their supposed elopement by placing wedding announcements in the newspapers. When the widow reads the announcements and demands more than her payment of $500, Frederick confesses the marriage. Ethel despairs, but when the widow's real husband is released from prison, Frederick and Ethel are free to marry, after a twelve month delay. +

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