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LITERARY
Based on the short story "Twice Wed" by Edward Phillips Oppenheim (publication undetermined).
DETAILS
Release Date:
18 September 1921
Copyright Claimant:
Famous Players-Lasky British Producers
Copyright Date:
20 September 1921
Copyright Number:
LP16975
Physical Properties:
Silent
Black and White
Length(in feet):
5,355
Length(in reels):
6
Countries:
United Kingdom, United States
Language:
English
Passed by NBR:
No
SYNOPSIS

When their father dies, Joan and Olive, daughters of the Reverend Farrant, are left in poverty as a result of being swindled by Londoner Leonard Pearce, who has courted Joan. Olive becomes a nurse but loses her position, and Joan agrees to marry Pearce provided that he take Olive into his home. Olive learns of Pearce's swindle, and Joan leaves him and goes to London, where she becomes secretary to Sir Henry Bond, a book collector, who falls in love with her and proposes. She refuses at first, but hearing that Pearce has died she accepts Sir Henry's offer; Pearce returns quite alive, however, and finding her married, he drops dead in a fit of ... +


When their father dies, Joan and Olive, daughters of the Reverend Farrant, are left in poverty as a result of being swindled by Londoner Leonard Pearce, who has courted Joan. Olive becomes a nurse but loses her position, and Joan agrees to marry Pearce provided that he take Olive into his home. Olive learns of Pearce's swindle, and Joan leaves him and goes to London, where she becomes secretary to Sir Henry Bond, a book collector, who falls in love with her and proposes. She refuses at first, but hearing that Pearce has died she accepts Sir Henry's offer; Pearce returns quite alive, however, and finding her married, he drops dead in a fit of rage. +

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