Salvage (1921)

Melodrama | 5 June 1921

Director:

Henry King

Cinematographer:

Dev Jennings

Production Company:

Robertson-Cole Co.
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DETAILS
Release Date:
5 June 1921
Copyright Claimant:
Robertson-Cole Co.
Copyright Date:
5 June 1921
Copyright Number:
LP16658
Physical Properties:
Silent
Black and White
Length(in feet):
5,745
Length(in reels):
6
Country:
United States
Passed by NBR:
No
SYNOPSIS

After her wealthy husband informs her of the death of her baby, Bernice Ridgeway leaves him and takes a tenement apartment opposite that of Kate Martin, whose husband is in prison, and becomes acquainted with Kate and her child. When Kate commits suicide, Bernice takes the child and assumes the dead woman's name; and the child's father, Fred Martin, having finished his term, discovers the deception but keeps the secret. At her husband's deathbed, Bernice learns that the child is indeed her own--lame at birth but cured by an operation. Ridgeway dies, leaving his wealth to Bernice, who comes to love Fred ... +


After her wealthy husband informs her of the death of her baby, Bernice Ridgeway leaves him and takes a tenement apartment opposite that of Kate Martin, whose husband is in prison, and becomes acquainted with Kate and her child. When Kate commits suicide, Bernice takes the child and assumes the dead woman's name; and the child's father, Fred Martin, having finished his term, discovers the deception but keeps the secret. At her husband's deathbed, Bernice learns that the child is indeed her own--lame at birth but cured by an operation. Ridgeway dies, leaving his wealth to Bernice, who comes to love Fred Martin. +

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