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The novel was serialized in Everybody's Magazine , Jan-Jul ... More Less

The novel was serialized in Everybody's Magazine , Jan-Jul 1919. More Less

SOURCE CITATIONS
SOURCE
DATE
PAGE
ETR
30 Oct 20
p. 2279.
MPN
4 Sep 20
p. 1809.
MPN
23 Oct 20
p. 3267.
MPN
13 Jun 1920.
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MPW
20 Nov 20
p. 387.
Variety
12 Nov 20
p. 36.
Wid's
14 Nov 20
p. 12.
DETAILS
Release Date:
November 1920
Copyright Claimant:
Goldwyn Pictures Corp.
Copyright Date:
26 August 1920
Copyright Number:
LP15481
Physical Properties:
Silent
Black and White
Length(in reels):
7
Country:
United States
Passed by NBR:
No
SYNOPSIS

When Pierre Landis' insane jealousy of his wife Joan drives him to brand her as his property, she is rescued by playwright Prosper Gael. Gael shoots Pierre and takes Joan away to his secret retreat. He leads Joan to believe that Pierre is dead, while he surreptitiously writes a play based on Joan's life. When Joan discovers Gael's motives, she becomes angry and leaves him. Several years later, while in New York, Joan attends Gael's play. Pierre, since recovered, is also present. The drama profoundly moves Pierre, and when he sees Joan in the audience, he begs her forgiveness. Joan reconsiders and gives Pierre another ... +


When Pierre Landis' insane jealousy of his wife Joan drives him to brand her as his property, she is rescued by playwright Prosper Gael. Gael shoots Pierre and takes Joan away to his secret retreat. He leads Joan to believe that Pierre is dead, while he surreptitiously writes a play based on Joan's life. When Joan discovers Gael's motives, she becomes angry and leaves him. Several years later, while in New York, Joan attends Gael's play. Pierre, since recovered, is also present. The drama profoundly moves Pierre, and when he sees Joan in the audience, he begs her forgiveness. Joan reconsiders and gives Pierre another chance. +

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