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The working title of this film was The Pavilion on the Links ... More Less

The working title of this film was The Pavilion on the Links . More Less

SOURCE CITATIONS
SOURCE
DATE
PAGE
ETR
14 Aug 20
p. 1117.
ETR
4 Sep 20
p. 1514.
MPN
3 Apr 20
p. 3106.
MPN
16 Oct 20
p. 3015.
MPN
4 Sep 20
p. 1949.
MPW
31 Jul 20
p. 639-40.
New York Times
23 Aug 20
p. 9.
NYDM
4 Sep 20
p. 428.
Variety
3 Sep 20
p. 42.
Wid's
29 Aug 20
p. 18.
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LITERARY
Based on the short story "The Pavilion on the Links" by Robert Louis Stevenson in The New Arabian Nights (London, 1882).
DETAILS
Alternate Title:
The Pavilion on the Links
Release Date:
15 August 1920
Copyright Claimant:
Famous Players-Lasky Corp.
Copyright Date:
4 August 1920
Copyright Number:
LP15413
Physical Properties:
Silent
Black and White
Length(in feet):
4,017
Length(in reels):
5
Country:
United States
Passed by NBR:
No
SYNOPSIS

Having endangered his life by foolishly gambling away funds entrusted to him by the Carbonari, an Italian secret society, London banker Bernard Huddlestone appeals to Northmour, an adventurer, for protection. Northmour takes Huddlestone and his daughter Clara to his castle in Scotland, offering them safety in return for Clara's hand in marriage. There Clara encounters Frank Cassilis, an old adversary of Northmour's, and falls in love. Trouble brews between the two men, but when the Carbonari discovers Huddlestone's hiding place and storms the castle, the fugitives band together to fight the avengers. Coming to the realization that only his sacrifice will appease the attackers, Huddlestone steps out and meets his death. Northmour, deciding that married life would prove too monotonous, gives up his claim on Clara to ... +


Having endangered his life by foolishly gambling away funds entrusted to him by the Carbonari, an Italian secret society, London banker Bernard Huddlestone appeals to Northmour, an adventurer, for protection. Northmour takes Huddlestone and his daughter Clara to his castle in Scotland, offering them safety in return for Clara's hand in marriage. There Clara encounters Frank Cassilis, an old adversary of Northmour's, and falls in love. Trouble brews between the two men, but when the Carbonari discovers Huddlestone's hiding place and storms the castle, the fugitives band together to fight the avengers. Coming to the realization that only his sacrifice will appease the attackers, Huddlestone steps out and meets his death. Northmour, deciding that married life would prove too monotonous, gives up his claim on Clara to Cassilis. +

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