The Honor of His House (1918)

Drama | 1 April 1918

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ETR
13 Apr 18
p. 1538.
MPN
20 Apr 18
p. 2420.
MPW
6 Apr 18
p. 135.
MPW
20 Apr 18
p. 430.
Wid's
18 Apr 18
pp. 1090-91.
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DETAILS
Release Date:
1 April 1918
Copyright Claimant:
Famous Players-Lasky Corp.
Copyright Date:
25 March 1918
Copyright Number:
LP12217
Physical Properties:
Silent
Black and White
Length(in reels):
5
Country:
United States
Passed by NBR:
No
SYNOPSIS

While marooned on a desert island, Dr. Robert Farlow and wealthy toxicologist Count Ito Onato both fall in love with Lora, a beautiful Japanese-American girl. Lora prefers Robert but decides to reject him because of his excessive fondness for drinking. After their rescue, Lora marries Count Ito, but Robert, still in love and resolving to win her, abandons his drinking, and soon attains a reputation in medicine equalled only by the count's. When Robert again encounters Lora, he asks her to elope with him, but she refuses. The count, however, suspects that his wife has been unfaithful and poisons her. Upon learning that she is innocent, the count decides to give Lora a massive transfusion of his own blood, knowing that the operation will be fatal to him. Lora survives to give birth to Ito's son, and later, she marries the repentant ... +


While marooned on a desert island, Dr. Robert Farlow and wealthy toxicologist Count Ito Onato both fall in love with Lora, a beautiful Japanese-American girl. Lora prefers Robert but decides to reject him because of his excessive fondness for drinking. After their rescue, Lora marries Count Ito, but Robert, still in love and resolving to win her, abandons his drinking, and soon attains a reputation in medicine equalled only by the count's. When Robert again encounters Lora, he asks her to elope with him, but she refuses. The count, however, suspects that his wife has been unfaithful and poisons her. Upon learning that she is innocent, the count decides to give Lora a massive transfusion of his own blood, knowing that the operation will be fatal to him. Lora survives to give birth to Ito's son, and later, she marries the repentant Robert. +

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