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The 1 Sep 1923 Exhibitors Trade Review reported that director Tod Browning shot the final scene of The Day of Faith "last week," and that the film had moved to the cutting ... More Less

The 1 Sep 1923 Exhibitors Trade Review reported that director Tod Browning shot the final scene of The Day of Faith "last week," and that the film had moved to the cutting room. More Less

SOURCE CITATIONS
SOURCE
DATE
PAGE
Exhibitors Trade Review
1 Sep 1923
p. 598.
DETAILS
Release Date:
21 October 1923
Production Date:
ended late August 1923
Copyright Claimant:
Goldwyn Pictures
Copyright Date:
11 November 1923
Copyright Number:
LP19742
Physical Properties:
Silent
Black and White
Length(in feet):
6,557
Length(in reels):
7
Country:
United States
Language:
English
Passed by NBR:
No
SYNOPSIS

Jane Maynard opens a mission in memory of philanthropist Bland Hendricks. John Anstell, son of a powerful and selfish millionaire, Michael Anstell, falls in love with Jane, to the old man's disapproval. Anstell tries to undermine Jane's work by hiring reporter Tom Barnett to write an unfavorable story about the mission. After a visit, Barnett is so convinced, by Jane's sincerity, of the value of the endeavor that he volunteers his help. Anstell pretends to support the mission to gain public favor, but a mob seeking revenge for wrongs done by Anstell attacks the son, John, and beats him to death. Anstell sees his mistakes, awakens to the real purpose of Jane's work, and reforms. Jane and Barnett continue together at the ... +


Jane Maynard opens a mission in memory of philanthropist Bland Hendricks. John Anstell, son of a powerful and selfish millionaire, Michael Anstell, falls in love with Jane, to the old man's disapproval. Anstell tries to undermine Jane's work by hiring reporter Tom Barnett to write an unfavorable story about the mission. After a visit, Barnett is so convinced, by Jane's sincerity, of the value of the endeavor that he volunteers his help. Anstell pretends to support the mission to gain public favor, but a mob seeking revenge for wrongs done by Anstell attacks the son, John, and beats him to death. Anstell sees his mistakes, awakens to the real purpose of Jane's work, and reforms. Jane and Barnett continue together at the mission. +

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Subject

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

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