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The 21 Nov 1914 Moving Picture World noted that The Tigress began filming that week at Popular Plays and Players' brand new Fort Lee, NJ, studios.
       According to contemporary sources, this film was based on a play. No information concerning the name of the play or its production has been located. This film marked the screen debut of ballerina Olga ... More Less

The 21 Nov 1914 Moving Picture World noted that The Tigress began filming that week at Popular Plays and Players' brand new Fort Lee, NJ, studios.
       According to contemporary sources, this film was based on a play. No information concerning the name of the play or its production has been located. This film marked the screen debut of ballerina Olga Petrova. More Less

GEOGRAPHIC LOCATIONS
SOURCE CITATIONS
SOURCE
DATE
PAGE
Motion Picture News
9 Jan 1915
p. 51, 57
Motion Picture News
30 Jan 1915
p. 33.
Motog
19 Dec 1914
p. 868.
Moving Picture World
21 Nov 1914
p. 1099.
Variety
28 Feb 1914
p. 3.
CAST
NAME
CREDITED AS
CREDIT

NAME
CREDITED AS
CREDIT
PRODUCTION CREDITS
NAME
PARENT COMPANY
PRODUCTION COMPANY
DISTRIBUTION COMPANY
NAME
CREDITED AS
CREDIT
WRITER
DETAILS
Release Date:
7 December 1914
Production Date:
began mid Nov 1914
Physical Properties:
Silent
Black and White
Length(in reels):
4
Country:
United States
Language:
English
Passed by NBR:
No
SYNOPSIS

Stella repulses the attentions of the Governor of Etruria, so in retaliation the Governor has her husband killed and kidnaps her child. She is thrown into prison but escapes disguised as a dead body. Thrown into the sea, she escapes to America where she becomes a spy seeking revenge on all men. Meanwhile, her child has been adopted by two young Americans studying in Europe. The husband becomes a diplomat from whom the band of spies to which Stella belongs wants to steal some important papers. When Stella learns that the diplomat is the kind adoptive father of her own child, she risks her life to save ... +


Stella repulses the attentions of the Governor of Etruria, so in retaliation the Governor has her husband killed and kidnaps her child. She is thrown into prison but escapes disguised as a dead body. Thrown into the sea, she escapes to America where she becomes a spy seeking revenge on all men. Meanwhile, her child has been adopted by two young Americans studying in Europe. The husband becomes a diplomat from whom the band of spies to which Stella belongs wants to steal some important papers. When Stella learns that the diplomat is the kind adoptive father of her own child, she risks her life to save him. +

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

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