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Many of the exterior scenes were filmed in ... More Less

Many of the exterior scenes were filmed in Florida. More Less

GEOGRAPHIC LOCATIONS
SOURCE CITATIONS
SOURCE
DATE
PAGE
ETR
11 May 18
p. 1847.
ETR
25 May 18
p. 1964.
MPW
18 May 18
p. 1034, 1042
NYDM
20 Jul 18
p. 454.
NYDM
18 May 18
p. 702.
Variety
3 May 18
p. 39.
Wid's
19 May 18
pp. 29-30.
DETAILS
Release Date:
13 May 1918
Copyright Claimant:
World Film Corp.
Copyright Date:
20 April 1918
Copyright Number:
LU12314
Physical Properties:
Silent
Black and White
Length(in feet):
4,825
Length(in reels):
5
Country:
United States
Passed by NBR:
No
SYNOPSIS

When Aline Marsden learns that her husband Phil has been flirting with musical-comedy actress Bernice De Armond, she and her uncle, Pop Moore, compel him to sign a contract that gives each of them complete marital freedom for three months. Aline then travels to Palm Beach, Florida, accompanied by Pop and her sister, Jess Alden, while Phil remains in the North with Bernice. In Florida, Aline engages in a flirtation with Phil's old college friend, Wayne Annis, and when her husband, now weary of Bernice, comes to Florida, she gives him a chilly reception. Wayne, who has fallen in love with Jess, agrees to help Pop effect the married couple's reconciliation by arousing Phil's jealousy. The plan works so well, however, that the enraged husband nearly shoots his old friend. In the end, the friendship is preserved, Aline and Phil are reunited, and Wayne professes his love for ... +


When Aline Marsden learns that her husband Phil has been flirting with musical-comedy actress Bernice De Armond, she and her uncle, Pop Moore, compel him to sign a contract that gives each of them complete marital freedom for three months. Aline then travels to Palm Beach, Florida, accompanied by Pop and her sister, Jess Alden, while Phil remains in the North with Bernice. In Florida, Aline engages in a flirtation with Phil's old college friend, Wayne Annis, and when her husband, now weary of Bernice, comes to Florida, she gives him a chilly reception. Wayne, who has fallen in love with Jess, agrees to help Pop effect the married couple's reconciliation by arousing Phil's jealousy. The plan works so well, however, that the enraged husband nearly shoots his old friend. In the end, the friendship is preserved, Aline and Phil are reunited, and Wayne professes his love for Jess. +

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