Full page view
HISTORY

This was Pauline Frederick's first film for Robertson-Cole. An English film based on the same play was produced in 1915 by ... More Less

This was Pauline Frederick's first film for Robertson-Cole. An English film based on the same play was produced in 1915 by Hepworth. More Less

SOURCE CITATIONS
SOURCE
DATE
PAGE
ETR
6 Nov 20
p. 2391.
MPN
30 Oct 20
p. 3408.
MPN
6 Nov 20
p. 3563.
MPN
20 Nov 20
pp. 3845-46.
MPW
30 Oct 20
p. 1294.
Wid's
28 Nov 20
p. 5.
DETAILS
Release Date:
28 November 1920
Copyright Claimant:
Robertson-Cole Distributing Corp.
Copyright Date:
31 October 1920
Copyright Number:
LP15835
Physical Properties:
Silent
Black and White
Length(in reels):
6
Country:
United States
Passed by NBR:
No
SYNOPSIS

Iris Bellamy, the young widow of a wealthy man, will lose her fortune if she remarries. Madly in love with the impoverished Laurence Trenwith who can offer her only love, Lady Iris is also courted by repulsive but wealthy Italian millionaire Frederick Maldonado. When Trenwith decides to venture to America to seek his fortune, Iris, now penniless because her trustee has absconded with her estate, refuses to follow. She is on the verge of succumbing to the enticements of the Italian millionaire when Trenwith returns, and Maldonado, furious, turns her out into the streets. Despairing, Lady Iris wakes up to discover that this was only a dream and, thus chastened, marries her fate with that of the man she loves, Laurence ... +


Iris Bellamy, the young widow of a wealthy man, will lose her fortune if she remarries. Madly in love with the impoverished Laurence Trenwith who can offer her only love, Lady Iris is also courted by repulsive but wealthy Italian millionaire Frederick Maldonado. When Trenwith decides to venture to America to seek his fortune, Iris, now penniless because her trustee has absconded with her estate, refuses to follow. She is on the verge of succumbing to the enticements of the Italian millionaire when Trenwith returns, and Maldonado, furious, turns her out into the streets. Despairing, Lady Iris wakes up to discover that this was only a dream and, thus chastened, marries her fate with that of the man she loves, Laurence Trenwith. +

GENRE
Genre:
Sub-genre:
Society


Subject
Subject (Major):

Legend
Viewed by AFI
Partially Viewed
Offscreen Credit
Name Occurs Before Title
AFI Life Achievement Award

TOP SEARCHES

CASABLANCA

During World War II, Casablanca, Morocco is a waiting point for throngs of desperate refugees fleeing Nazi-occupied Europe. Exit visas, which are necessary to leave the country, are at ... >>

CITIZEN KANE

Seventy-year-old newspaper tycoon Charles Foster Kane dies in his palatial Florida home, Xanadu, after uttering the single word “Rosebud.” While watching a newsreel summarizing the years during which Kane ... >>

REAR WINDOW

Laid up with a broken leg during the height of summer, renowned New York magazine photographer L. B. “Jeff” Jeffries enters his last week of home confinement, bored and ... >>

RAGING BULL

In 1941, at a boxing match in Cleveland, Ohio, pandemonium breaks out when Jake La Motta, an up-and-coming young boxer, loses a decision to Jimmy Reeves, suffering his first ... >>

CITY LIGHTS

At an outdoor dedication ceremony, a tramp is discovered sleeping in the arms of a statue as it is being unveiled before a crowd. He is chased into ... >>

The American Film Institute is grateful to Sir Paul Getty KBE and the Sir Paul Getty KBE Estate for their dedication to the art of the moving image and their support for the AFI Catalog of Feature Films and without whose support AFI would not have been able to achieve this historical landmark in this epic scholarly endeavor.