Discontented Wives (1921)

Melodrama | 25 September 1921

Director:

J. P. McGowan

Cinematographer:

Ben Bail

Production Company:

Herald Productions
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Release Date:
25 September 1921
Copyright Claimant:
Herald Productions
Copyright Date:
7 September 1921
Copyright Number:
LU16944
Physical Properties:
Silent
Black and White
Length(in feet):
4,950
Length(in reels):
5
Country:
United States
Passed by NBR:
No
SYNOPSIS

Ruth Gaylord gives up her home in New York to marry John Gaylord but grows discontented with the loneliness and desolation of life in the West and leaves her husband. After returning home, she hears that he has struck one of the richest gold veins in California. A letter surrendering her interests in the mine falls into the hand of Kirk Harding, an eastern capitalist; and John, tricked into surrendering his rights and discovering the truth, struggles with Harding. Ruth awakens, discovering it was all a dream, and decides not to leave her dedicated husband after ... +


Ruth Gaylord gives up her home in New York to marry John Gaylord but grows discontented with the loneliness and desolation of life in the West and leaves her husband. After returning home, she hears that he has struck one of the richest gold veins in California. A letter surrendering her interests in the mine falls into the hand of Kirk Harding, an eastern capitalist; and John, tricked into surrendering his rights and discovering the truth, struggles with Harding. Ruth awakens, discovering it was all a dream, and decides not to leave her dedicated husband after all. +

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