The Honor of His House (1918)

Drama | 1 April 1918

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SOURCE CITATIONS
SOURCE
DATE
PAGE
ETR
13 Apr 1918
p. 1538
MPN
20 Apr 1918
p. 2420
MPW
6 Apr 1918
p. 135
MPW
20 Apr 1918
p. 430
Wid's
18 Apr 1918
pp. 1090-91
CAST
PRODUCTION CREDITS
NAME
PARENT COMPANY
PRODUCTION COMPANY
NAME
CREDITED AS
CREDIT
DIRECTORS
William C. de Mille
Dir
Asst dir
WRITER
Story and scen
PHOTOGRAPHY
DETAILS
Release Date:
1 April 1918
Production Date:

Copyright Info
Claimant
Date
Copyright Number
Famous Players-Lasky Corp.
25 March 1918
LP12217
Physical Properties:
Silent
Black and White
Length(in reels):
5
Country:
United States
SYNOPSIS

While marooned on a desert island, Dr. Robert Farlow and wealthy toxicologist Count Ito Onato both fall in love with Lora, a beautiful Japanese-American girl. Lora prefers Robert but decides to reject him because of his excessive fondness for drinking. After their rescue, Lora marries Count Ito, but Robert, still in love and resolving to win her, abandons his drinking, and soon attains a reputation in medicine equalled only by the count's. When Robert again encounters Lora, he asks her to elope with him, but she refuses. The count, however, suspects that his wife has been unfaithful and poisons her. Upon learning that she is innocent, the count decides to give Lora a massive transfusion of his own blood, knowing that the operation will be fatal to him. Lora survives to give birth to Ito's son, and later, she marries the repentant ...

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While marooned on a desert island, Dr. Robert Farlow and wealthy toxicologist Count Ito Onato both fall in love with Lora, a beautiful Japanese-American girl. Lora prefers Robert but decides to reject him because of his excessive fondness for drinking. After their rescue, Lora marries Count Ito, but Robert, still in love and resolving to win her, abandons his drinking, and soon attains a reputation in medicine equalled only by the count's. When Robert again encounters Lora, he asks her to elope with him, but she refuses. The count, however, suspects that his wife has been unfaithful and poisons her. Upon learning that she is innocent, the count decides to give Lora a massive transfusion of his own blood, knowing that the operation will be fatal to him. Lora survives to give birth to Ito's son, and later, she marries the repentant Robert.

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AFI Life Achievement Award

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