A Butterfly on the Wheel (1915)

Drama | 15 November 1915

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HISTORY

The play opened in New York on 9 Jan ... More Less

The play opened in New York on 9 Jan 1912. More Less

SOURCE CITATIONS
SOURCE
DATE
PAGE
Motog
13 Nov 15
p. 1033.
MPN
2 Oct 15
p. 63.
MPN
18 Nov 15
p. 88.
MPW
10 Apr 15
pp. 86-87.
MPW
27 Nov 15
p. 1732.
Variety
19 Nov 15
p. 23.
CAST
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LITERARY
Based on the play A Butterfly on the Wheel by Edward Hemmerde, Francis Neilson (London, 18 Apr 1911).
DETAILS
Release Date:
15 November 1915
Copyright Claimant:
World Film Corp.
Copyright Date:
7 December 1915
Copyright Number:
LU7144
Physical Properties:
Silent
Black and White
Length(in reels):
5
Country:
United States
Language:
English
Passed by NBR:
No
SYNOPSIS

Peggy Admaston and her husband are socialites whose happy marriage quickly deteriorates as Admaston neglects his young wife for business matters, and is unaware of her loneliness and vulnerability. When Peggy is wooed by Admaston's friend Collingwood, who acts on his feelings without regard to consequences, she grows fond of him, but remains faithful to Admaston. After socialite Lady Attwill causes Admaston to doubt his wife's fidelity, his suspicions are furthered when a fire erupts one evening at the theater, and Admaston returns home unexpectedly to find that Peggy, who refused to accompany him because she said that she did not feel well, entertained a male visitor that evening. Admaston arranges to trap Peggy and Collingwood together at a country roadhouse, and begins divorce proceedings based on the resulting strong circumstantial evidence. Later, Lady Attwill convinces Admaston that Peggy's friendship with Collingwood was innocent and the couple is ... +


Peggy Admaston and her husband are socialites whose happy marriage quickly deteriorates as Admaston neglects his young wife for business matters, and is unaware of her loneliness and vulnerability. When Peggy is wooed by Admaston's friend Collingwood, who acts on his feelings without regard to consequences, she grows fond of him, but remains faithful to Admaston. After socialite Lady Attwill causes Admaston to doubt his wife's fidelity, his suspicions are furthered when a fire erupts one evening at the theater, and Admaston returns home unexpectedly to find that Peggy, who refused to accompany him because she said that she did not feel well, entertained a male visitor that evening. Admaston arranges to trap Peggy and Collingwood together at a country roadhouse, and begins divorce proceedings based on the resulting strong circumstantial evidence. Later, Lady Attwill convinces Admaston that Peggy's friendship with Collingwood was innocent and the couple is reunited. +

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Sub-genre:
Society


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