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Release Date:
26 March 1921
Copyright Claimant:
Goldwyn Pictures
Copyright Date:
1 December 1920
Copyright Number:
LP16000
Physical Properties:
Silent
Black and White
Length(in feet):
4,256
Length(in reels):
5
Country:
United States
Passed by NBR:
No
SYNOPSIS

Two sisters become engaged on the same day: Adele Walton to Dr. Hugh Sainsbury, and Blanche, the elder, to Assistant District Attorney Harlan Day. Both girls are suspected of murder when Sainsbury is found shot. Blanche has a motive: Sainsbury nearly dishonored her, and she would prevent his marriage to her sister. With the testimony of two witnesses, one deaf and the other blind, who reside at the sanitarium where Sainsbury worked, the mystery is solved and the murderer is revealed to be Amelia Ellingham, a nurse at the sanitarium, whom Sainsbury had seduced and failed to ... +


Two sisters become engaged on the same day: Adele Walton to Dr. Hugh Sainsbury, and Blanche, the elder, to Assistant District Attorney Harlan Day. Both girls are suspected of murder when Sainsbury is found shot. Blanche has a motive: Sainsbury nearly dishonored her, and she would prevent his marriage to her sister. With the testimony of two witnesses, one deaf and the other blind, who reside at the sanitarium where Sainsbury worked, the mystery is solved and the murderer is revealed to be Amelia Ellingham, a nurse at the sanitarium, whom Sainsbury had seduced and failed to marry. +

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AFI Life Achievement Award

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