A Strange Transgressor (1917)

Drama | 8 June 1917

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SOURCE CITATIONS
SOURCE
DATE
PAGE
ETR
7 Jul 17
p. 343.
MPN
7 Jul 17
p. 117.
MPW
7 Jul 17
p. 80.
MPW
24 Mar 17
p. 1949.
NYDM
30 Jun 17
p. 30.
DETAILS
Release Date:
8 June 1917
Physical Properties:
Silent
Black and White
Length(in reels):
5
Country:
United States
Passed by NBR:
No
SYNOPSIS

Lola Montrose ignores the scorn of society to live with Dr. John Hampton, the man she loves. After tiring of his mistress, Hampton tells Lola that he is planning to marry a "good woman" who will exert the proper influence over his son Irwin. Begging Hampton to marry her, Lola confesses that she too has a son, who is being reared in a religious institution for homeless children, but Hampton insists that he must not darken his son's future. Thirsting for revenge, Lola determines to marry Irwin. After inebriating the youth, Lola takes Irwin to the minister, who refuses to perform the ceremony. Too drunk to realize that there has been no wedding, Irwin takes Lola home and introduces her as his wife. After Lola's son takes ill and Dr. Hampton saves his life, however, she relents and admits that the marriage was a hoax. Seeing the error of his ways, Hampton agrees to take care of both Lola and her ... +


Lola Montrose ignores the scorn of society to live with Dr. John Hampton, the man she loves. After tiring of his mistress, Hampton tells Lola that he is planning to marry a "good woman" who will exert the proper influence over his son Irwin. Begging Hampton to marry her, Lola confesses that she too has a son, who is being reared in a religious institution for homeless children, but Hampton insists that he must not darken his son's future. Thirsting for revenge, Lola determines to marry Irwin. After inebriating the youth, Lola takes Irwin to the minister, who refuses to perform the ceremony. Too drunk to realize that there has been no wedding, Irwin takes Lola home and introduces her as his wife. After Lola's son takes ill and Dr. Hampton saves his life, however, she relents and admits that the marriage was a hoax. Seeing the error of his ways, Hampton agrees to take care of both Lola and her son. +

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