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DATE
PAGE
Motog
19 Dec 14
p. 842.
Motog
9 Jan 15
p. 80.
MPN
2 Jan 15
p. 70.
MPN
24 Jan 14
p. 397.
MPW
2 Jan 15
p. 86, 135
NYDM
30 Dec 14
p. 32.
DETAILS
Release Date:
28 December 1914
Copyright Claimant:
World Film Corp.
Copyright Date:
20 March 1917
Copyright Number:
LU10412
Physical Properties:
Silent
Black and White
Length(in reels):
5
Country:
United States
Passed by NBR:
No
SYNOPSIS

[Views of Chicago's wharves and railroads preface the film.] Neophyte businessman Curtis Jadwin is introduced to the world of grain speculation by veteran broker Charles Cressler. At a performance of Faust , Curtis meets and falls in love with Laura Dearborn, the sweetheart of artist Sheldon Corthell. Curtis pursues Laura and finally convinces her to marry him, but soon after their wedding, he neglects her for his business. In her loneliness, Laura renews her relationship with Sheldon and the lovers plan to elope. When Curtis is ruined on the market, however, Laura rejects her lover and comforts her ... +


[Views of Chicago's wharves and railroads preface the film.] Neophyte businessman Curtis Jadwin is introduced to the world of grain speculation by veteran broker Charles Cressler. At a performance of Faust , Curtis meets and falls in love with Laura Dearborn, the sweetheart of artist Sheldon Corthell. Curtis pursues Laura and finally convinces her to marry him, but soon after their wedding, he neglects her for his business. In her loneliness, Laura renews her relationship with Sheldon and the lovers plan to elope. When Curtis is ruined on the market, however, Laura rejects her lover and comforts her husband. +

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AFI Life Achievement Award

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