The Clemenceau Case (1915)

Drama | April 1915

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HISTORY

This film was re-issued by Fox in Jul ... More Less

This film was re-issued by Fox in Jul 1918. More Less

SOURCE CITATIONS
SOURCE
DATE
PAGE
ETR
13 Jul 18
p. 475.
ETR
10 Aug 18
p. 835.
Motog
17 Apr 15
p. 633.
MPN
17 Apr 15
p. 5.
MPN
24 Apr 15
p. 69.
MPN
13 Jul 18
p. 256.
MPW
20 Jul 18
p. 452.
NYDM
21 Apr 15
p. 27.
NYDM
27 Jul 18
p. 129.
Variety
23 Apr 15
p. 18.
DETAILS
Release Date:
April 1915
Copyright Claimants:
William Fox William Fox
Copyright Dates:
12 April 1915 19 April 1915
Copyright Numbers:
LU4993 LP5969
Physical Properties:
Silent
Black and White
Length(in reels):
5-6
Country:
United States
Passed by NBR:
No
SYNOPSIS

Artist Pierre Clemenceau visits the Parisian studio of his friend Constantin Ritz and falls in love with model Iza Dobronowska. Iza ignores the artist, however, until she discovers that her mother Countess Dobronowska is making financial arrangements for her to marry wealthy Russian Duke Sergius. Iza accepts Pierre's proposal, and the two are wed. Scorning her husband, Iza alienates Pierre's family and forms a romantic liaison with Sergius. Pierre learns of her betrayal and kills Sergius in a duel. Disillusioned, Pierre travels to America with Constantin and his new bride. Iza inherits a fortune from Sergius and also sails to America, where she entices Constantin into an adulterous affair. To save his friend's marriage, Pierre lures Iza to his apartment, stabs her to death and then reports his crime to the ... +


Artist Pierre Clemenceau visits the Parisian studio of his friend Constantin Ritz and falls in love with model Iza Dobronowska. Iza ignores the artist, however, until she discovers that her mother Countess Dobronowska is making financial arrangements for her to marry wealthy Russian Duke Sergius. Iza accepts Pierre's proposal, and the two are wed. Scorning her husband, Iza alienates Pierre's family and forms a romantic liaison with Sergius. Pierre learns of her betrayal and kills Sergius in a duel. Disillusioned, Pierre travels to America with Constantin and his new bride. Iza inherits a fortune from Sergius and also sails to America, where she entices Constantin into an adulterous affair. To save his friend's marriage, Pierre lures Iza to his apartment, stabs her to death and then reports his crime to the police. +

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