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The working titles of this film were The Black Domino and Mothers of Men . Exteriors were shot in San Francisco and on an estate in Burlingame, just south of San ... More Less

The working titles of this film were The Black Domino and Mothers of Men . Exteriors were shot in San Francisco and on an estate in Burlingame, just south of San Francisco. More Less

DETAILS
Alternate Titles:
Mothers of Men
The Black Domino
Release Date:
29 October 1922
Copyright Claimant:
Quality Film Productions
Copyright Date:
9 November 1922
Copyright Number:
LP18382
Physical Properties:
Silent
Black and White
Length(in feet):
5,602
Length(in reels):
6
Country:
United States
Passed by NBR:
No
SYNOPSIS

Dr. Kramer, secretly married to cabaret dancer Vivian Collins, forces his wife to encourage the attentions of wealthy Tom Bradshaw in order to blackmail Tom's father, Judge Bradshaw. At a masked ball Kramer, costumed like Tom, robs Bradshaw's safe and kills the judge. Mrs. Bradshaw is jailed for the murder, but a suspicious Tom discovers the truth with the aid of Kramer's nurse, Gloria Thomas, with whom he falls in ... +


Dr. Kramer, secretly married to cabaret dancer Vivian Collins, forces his wife to encourage the attentions of wealthy Tom Bradshaw in order to blackmail Tom's father, Judge Bradshaw. At a masked ball Kramer, costumed like Tom, robs Bradshaw's safe and kills the judge. Mrs. Bradshaw is jailed for the murder, but a suspicious Tom discovers the truth with the aid of Kramer's nurse, Gloria Thomas, with whom he falls in love. +

GENRE
Genre:
Sub-genre:
Society


Subject

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

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