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Another film entitled A Woman's Honor was released by the Great Northern Film Co. in late 1915, but this film was a foreign production and had no relation to the 1916 Fox Film. Some scenes were shot in ... More Less

Another film entitled A Woman's Honor was released by the Great Northern Film Co. in late 1915, but this film was a foreign production and had no relation to the 1916 Fox Film. Some scenes were shot in Jamaica. More Less

GEOGRAPHIC LOCATIONS
LOCATION
SOURCE CITATIONS
SOURCE
DATE
PAGE
Motog
24 Jun 16
p. 1453.
MPN
24 Jun 16
p. 3932.
MPW
1 Jul 16
p. 100.
Wid's
15 Jun 16
pp. 646-47.
CAST
PRODUCTION CREDITS
NAME
PARENT COMPANY
PRODUCTION COMPANY
DISTRIBUTION COMPANY
NAME
CREDITED AS
CREDIT
DIRECTOR
WRITER
PHOTOGRAPHY
Cam
SOURCES
LITERARY
Based on the short story "La Terribula" by George L. Knapp in Snappy Stories (4 Dec 1915).
DETAILS
Release Date:
12 June 1916
Copyright Claimant:
William Fox
Copyright Date:
11 June 1916
Copyright Number:
LP8487
Physical Properties:
Silent
Black and White
Length(in reels):
5
Country:
United States
Language:
English
Passed by NBR:
No
SYNOPSIS

Helena, a young girl from the Italian hills goes to Naples to wait for her fiancé, who has recently gone to America, to send for her. While there, she falls prey to a "terrible woman" and to a count, Tochetti, who rapes her. The count then gives the girl enough money to go to America to meet her fiancé, but a short time later, the young man dies after toiling in the coal mines of Pennsylvania. The girl then goes to New York and meets a wealthy Italian lawyer who falls in love with her and helps her to return to Italy to avenge herself for the wrong done to her by the count and the woman. Although the lawyer discovers that his uncle is the count who they are seeking, he still helps his sweetheart, and after her vengeance is complete, he takes her back to America to start a new ... +


Helena, a young girl from the Italian hills goes to Naples to wait for her fiancé, who has recently gone to America, to send for her. While there, she falls prey to a "terrible woman" and to a count, Tochetti, who rapes her. The count then gives the girl enough money to go to America to meet her fiancé, but a short time later, the young man dies after toiling in the coal mines of Pennsylvania. The girl then goes to New York and meets a wealthy Italian lawyer who falls in love with her and helps her to return to Italy to avenge herself for the wrong done to her by the count and the woman. Although the lawyer discovers that his uncle is the count who they are seeking, he still helps his sweetheart, and after her vengeance is complete, he takes her back to America to start a new life. +

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

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