The Mystery of Room 13 (1915)

Mystery | 29 October 1915

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SOURCE CITATIONS
SOURCE
DATE
PAGE
Motog
30 Oct 15
pp. 921-22.
MPN
30 Oct 15
p. 93, 104
MPW
23 Oct 15
p. 664.
MPW
25 Sep 15
p. 58.
DETAILS
Release Date:
29 October 1915
Copyright Claimant:
Thomas A. Edison, Inc.
Copyright Date:
19 October 1915
Copyright Number:
LP6716
Physical Properties:
Silent
Black and White
Length(in reels):
4
Country:
United States
Passed by NBR:
No
SYNOPSIS

After her marriage to the scheming Count Rizzo goes awry, June Baxter leaves town and assumes a position at her wealthy father's industrial plant. With the help of Clay Foster, the plant superintendent, June instigates many reforms and provides support for the workers. Love grows between June and Clay, but the count refuses to grant June a divorce. Once he is in financial difficulty, however, Rizzo agrees to divorce June for a price. Followed by Clay, June goes to the count's hotel room, number 13, to discuss the settlement sum. After the count demands an exorbitant amount, he and June struggle, and June is rescued from death only by the bodily interference of Clay. The next morning the count is found murdered, and June is arrested for the crime, but to save her, Clay confesses to the deed. Although there are several other suspects, the real killer is finally uncovered by a newspaper reporter, and Clay and June are free to ... +


After her marriage to the scheming Count Rizzo goes awry, June Baxter leaves town and assumes a position at her wealthy father's industrial plant. With the help of Clay Foster, the plant superintendent, June instigates many reforms and provides support for the workers. Love grows between June and Clay, but the count refuses to grant June a divorce. Once he is in financial difficulty, however, Rizzo agrees to divorce June for a price. Followed by Clay, June goes to the count's hotel room, number 13, to discuss the settlement sum. After the count demands an exorbitant amount, he and June struggle, and June is rescued from death only by the bodily interference of Clay. The next morning the count is found murdered, and June is arrested for the crime, but to save her, Clay confesses to the deed. Although there are several other suspects, the real killer is finally uncovered by a newspaper reporter, and Clay and June are free to marry. +

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