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DATE
PAGE
ETR
20 Jul 18
p. 587.
MPN
20 Jul 18
p. 361, 452
MPW
20 Jul 18
p. 454.
NYDM
13 Jul 18
p. 258.
Variety
12 Jul 18
p. 35.
Wid's
7 Jul 18
p. 2.
DETAILS
Release Date:
7 July 1918
Physical Properties:
Silent
Black and White
Length(in feet):
4,234
Length(in reels):
5
Country:
United States
Passed by NBR:
No
SYNOPSIS

Against her own instincts, Edith Emerson, newly married to businessman Frank Emerson, follows her mother's advice and treats her husband severely, laying down a strict set of rules to which he must adhere. Frank becomes infatuated with fashionable model Delia Marshall, who lavishes on him all the attentions that he is denied at home. After her father, Jonathan Rhodes, dies, Edith discovers that he had kept a mistress for years: her mother's marriage, despite her claims to the contrary, had been a dismal failure. Although Delia refuses Edith's earnest request that she give up Frank, the young wife ultimately wins her husband back by showering him with affection and creating a loving and comfortable ... +


Against her own instincts, Edith Emerson, newly married to businessman Frank Emerson, follows her mother's advice and treats her husband severely, laying down a strict set of rules to which he must adhere. Frank becomes infatuated with fashionable model Delia Marshall, who lavishes on him all the attentions that he is denied at home. After her father, Jonathan Rhodes, dies, Edith discovers that he had kept a mistress for years: her mother's marriage, despite her claims to the contrary, had been a dismal failure. Although Delia refuses Edith's earnest request that she give up Frank, the young wife ultimately wins her husband back by showering him with affection and creating a loving and comfortable home. +

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Subject

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

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