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SOURCE CITATIONS
SOURCE
DATE
PAGE
ETR
31 Jul 20
p. 945.
MPW
31 Jul 20
p. 640.
New York Morning Telegraph
25 Jul 1920.
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Variety
27 Nov 1920.
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Wid's
25 Jul 20
p. 14.
DETAILS
Release Date:
1 August 1920
Physical Properties:
Silent
Black and White
Length(in feet):
5,300
Length(in reels):
6
Country:
United States
Passed by NBR:
No
SYNOPSIS

Socially prominent but penniless Stephen De Koven marries Muriel Chester, a woman whose loveliness he admires but whose money he really desires. Discovering this on her wedding night, Mrs. De Koven, because of her love for her husband and her wounded pride, elects to live her life alone, seeing her husband only when formalities demand. One day while driving home, De Koven sees Tina Pierce, a child of the slums who bears a striking resemblance to his wife. Believing that it is merely his wife's beauty that attracts him, he installs Tina in an apartment and surrounds her with luxury, attempting to replicate his wife, only to discover that he loves Muriel more than her beauty or money. Spurned by Muriel once again, De Koven decides to leave for Europe. Tina, aware of De Koven's love for his wife, attempts to reconcile the pair. When Muriel learns that her husband has not touched a cent of her money but has made himself invaluable to her father's business, all obstacles between them are swept ... +


Socially prominent but penniless Stephen De Koven marries Muriel Chester, a woman whose loveliness he admires but whose money he really desires. Discovering this on her wedding night, Mrs. De Koven, because of her love for her husband and her wounded pride, elects to live her life alone, seeing her husband only when formalities demand. One day while driving home, De Koven sees Tina Pierce, a child of the slums who bears a striking resemblance to his wife. Believing that it is merely his wife's beauty that attracts him, he installs Tina in an apartment and surrounds her with luxury, attempting to replicate his wife, only to discover that he loves Muriel more than her beauty or money. Spurned by Muriel once again, De Koven decides to leave for Europe. Tina, aware of De Koven's love for his wife, attempts to reconcile the pair. When Muriel learns that her husband has not touched a cent of her money but has made himself invaluable to her father's business, all obstacles between them are swept away. +

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Subject

Subject (Minor):
Legend
Viewed by AFI
Partially Viewed
Offscreen Credit
Name Occurs Before Title
AFI Life Achievement Award

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