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DATE
PAGE
ETR
3 Feb 17
p. 632.
MPN
10 Feb 17
p. 921.
MPW
10 Feb 17
p. 798 (ad insert), 867, 912
NYDM
3 Feb 17
p. 26.
Wid's
25 Jan 17
p. 61.
CAST
PRODUCTION CREDITS
NAME
PARENT COMPANY
PRODUCTION COMPANY
PRODUCTION TEXT
Gold Rooster Plays
DISTRIBUTION COMPANY
NAME
CREDITED AS
CREDIT
DIRECTOR
PRODUCERS
WRITER
PHOTOGRAPHY
DETAILS
Release Date:
11 February 1917
Physical Properties:
Silent
Black and White
Length(in reels):
5
Country:
United States
Passed by NBR:
No
SYNOPSIS

Because he wants to remove anything that will remind him of his wife's infidelity, Richard Stanley sends his infant daughter Nan to a woman named Mrs. Hopkins. Stanley sends money for Nan's support, but never visits her and thus is unaware that she is treated as a slave by Mrs. Hopkins, who keeps all of the money herself. Nan's only happiness comes from her love for Hal, a young reporter. Fearful of losing her servant, Mrs. Hopkins tells Nan that there is mulatto blood in her veins. Crushed by the lie, Nan flees from the only home she has ever known. Ignorant of the world, she is carried by the tide of events unknowingly into what is termed a "matrimonial" agency, but which is in reality something worse. Nan is placed at auction and her own father bids for her against other millionaires. As he outbids them, Hal, who has traced her, enters just in time to reveal to Stanley that Nan is his own ... +


Because he wants to remove anything that will remind him of his wife's infidelity, Richard Stanley sends his infant daughter Nan to a woman named Mrs. Hopkins. Stanley sends money for Nan's support, but never visits her and thus is unaware that she is treated as a slave by Mrs. Hopkins, who keeps all of the money herself. Nan's only happiness comes from her love for Hal, a young reporter. Fearful of losing her servant, Mrs. Hopkins tells Nan that there is mulatto blood in her veins. Crushed by the lie, Nan flees from the only home she has ever known. Ignorant of the world, she is carried by the tide of events unknowingly into what is termed a "matrimonial" agency, but which is in reality something worse. Nan is placed at auction and her own father bids for her against other millionaires. As he outbids them, Hal, who has traced her, enters just in time to reveal to Stanley that Nan is his own daughter. +

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Subject (Major):

Legend
Viewed by AFI
Partially Viewed
Offscreen Credit
Name Occurs Before Title
AFI Life Achievement Award

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