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The original title of this picture was Glorious Youth . Some exterior scenes were shot in New Orleans. ...

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The original title of this picture was Glorious Youth . Some exterior scenes were shot in New Orleans.

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GEOGRAPHIC LOCATIONS
SOURCE CITATIONS
SOURCE
DATE
PAGE
ETR
10 Apr 20
p. 2139.
MPN
13 Mar 20
p. 2424.
MPN
20 Mar 20
p. 2732.
MPN
17 Apr 20
p. 136.
New York Morning Telegraph
4 Apr 1920.
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Variety
2 Apr 20
p. 94.
Wid's
4 Apr 20
p. 16.
DETAILS
Alternate Title:
Glorious Youth
Release Date:
8 March 1920
Copyright Info
Claimant
Date
Copyright Number
Selznick Pictures Corp.
8 March 1920
LP14843
Physical Properties:
Silent
Black and White
Length(in reels):
5
Country:
United States
SYNOPSIS

Nancy Sherwood finds her life rather dreary on the southern plantation where she lives with three old maid Aunts, until her cousin Lola Ainsley drops in from New York. Lola, who is married to Jonathan Ainsley, is deeply in love with David Montgomery. To conceal her affair, Lola conceives the plan of marrying her cousin to David. The ceremony takes place and Nancy, finding her husband distant, takes consolation in his ward Jimsy Blake. Gradually David comes to love his wife, instilling jealousy in Lola who informs Nancy that David married her solely for convenience. Nancy, shattered, is about to leave when she sees Jonathan approaching the house to shoot David. Throwing herself in front of the bullet intended for her husband, Nancy is shot, and David, remorseful, admits his love for his ...

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Nancy Sherwood finds her life rather dreary on the southern plantation where she lives with three old maid Aunts, until her cousin Lola Ainsley drops in from New York. Lola, who is married to Jonathan Ainsley, is deeply in love with David Montgomery. To conceal her affair, Lola conceives the plan of marrying her cousin to David. The ceremony takes place and Nancy, finding her husband distant, takes consolation in his ward Jimsy Blake. Gradually David comes to love his wife, instilling jealousy in Lola who informs Nancy that David married her solely for convenience. Nancy, shattered, is about to leave when she sees Jonathan approaching the house to shoot David. Throwing herself in front of the bullet intended for her husband, Nancy is shot, and David, remorseful, admits his love for his wife.

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Offscreen Credit
Name Occurs Before Title
AFI Life Achievement Award

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