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MPW
11 Mar 16
p. 1659, 1722, 1724
MPWeek
11 Mar 16
pp. 12-13.
NYDM
4 Mar 16
p. 28.
Variety
30 Sep 16
p. 26.
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LITERARY
Based on the play The Strength of the Weak by Alice M. Smith, Charlotte Thompson (New York, 17 Apr 1906).
DETAILS
Release Date:
12 March 1916
Copyright Claimant:
Bluebird Photoplays, Inc.
Copyright Date:
16 February 1916
Copyright Number:
LP7642
Physical Properties:
Silent
Black and White
Length(in reels):
5
Country:
United States
Passed by NBR:
No
SYNOPSIS

Soon after Pauline D'Arcy, an untutored country girl from the Northwest, is left destitute by the death of her father, she falls in love with a middle-aged married man, John Adams, whose alias is Abbott. Although never intending to marry her, Abbott promises to send Pauline to college. During her studies, she falls in love with her lover's son Richard, while at the same time establishing a literary career. She anonymously publishes a novel based on her experiences and it becomes a best seller. Pauline is also courted by Tom Dare, who has deduced that she is the unknown author of the novel. He tries to blackmail her, but she will not reveal the details of her past. Richard chivalrously comes to her rescue and saves her reputation, even though Abbott threatens to reveal her past to break up their relationship. Together Pauline and Richard overcome the adversity of the situation through the love they feel for each ... +


Soon after Pauline D'Arcy, an untutored country girl from the Northwest, is left destitute by the death of her father, she falls in love with a middle-aged married man, John Adams, whose alias is Abbott. Although never intending to marry her, Abbott promises to send Pauline to college. During her studies, she falls in love with her lover's son Richard, while at the same time establishing a literary career. She anonymously publishes a novel based on her experiences and it becomes a best seller. Pauline is also courted by Tom Dare, who has deduced that she is the unknown author of the novel. He tries to blackmail her, but she will not reveal the details of her past. Richard chivalrously comes to her rescue and saves her reputation, even though Abbott threatens to reveal her past to break up their relationship. Together Pauline and Richard overcome the adversity of the situation through the love they feel for each other. +

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