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The copyright entry states that this film was "adapted from an old play," but no information on a possible literary source has been found. ...

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The copyright entry states that this film was "adapted from an old play," but no information on a possible literary source has been found.

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GEOGRAPHIC LOCATIONS
SOURCE CITATIONS
SOURCE
DATE
PAGE
Camera
4 May 1919
p. 10
Exhibitors Trade Review
12 Apr 1919
p. 1441
Motion Picture News
3 Aug 1918
p. 745
Motography
2 Mar 1918
p. 417
Motography
22 Jun 1918
p. 1164
Moving Picture World
29 Mar 1919
p. 1828
Moving Picture World
12 Apr 1919
p. 270
Variety
4 Apr 1919
p. 68
Wid's Daily
4 Apr 1919
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Wid's Daily
6 Apr 1919
p. 19
Wid's Daily
8 Apr 1919
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DETAILS
Release Date:
14 April 1919
Premiere Information:
New York opening: 12 Apr 1919; Los Angeles opening: 7 May 1919
Production Date:
Jun 1918
Copyright Info
Claimant
Date
Copyright Number
World Film Corp.
14 April 1919
LU13621
Physical Properties:
Silent
Black and White
Length(in reels):
5
Country:
United States
Language:
English
SYNOPSIS

American George Reynolds duels with Spaniard Valdez over Cora, a Spanish adventuress living in South America. Valdez is wounded and Reynolds takes Cora to America and establishes her in a cottage where he visits her frequently. Cora becomes involved with Reynolds' friend Caryl Haskill. Reynolds struggles with Cora and the revolver accidentally discharges, wounding her, as a result of which Reynolds is sent to prison for five years. Cora visits the prison gang at road work details in order to taunt Reynolds, then years later she runs a New York gambling house. Caryl loses his fortune there and then drowns himself. After being released on parole, Reynolds marries Frances Tabor, but Cora still seeks revenge. She attempts to break up Reynolds' marriage and have him arrested, but is unsuccessful. Cora loses her sanity and is confined to an ...

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American George Reynolds duels with Spaniard Valdez over Cora, a Spanish adventuress living in South America. Valdez is wounded and Reynolds takes Cora to America and establishes her in a cottage where he visits her frequently. Cora becomes involved with Reynolds' friend Caryl Haskill. Reynolds struggles with Cora and the revolver accidentally discharges, wounding her, as a result of which Reynolds is sent to prison for five years. Cora visits the prison gang at road work details in order to taunt Reynolds, then years later she runs a New York gambling house. Caryl loses his fortune there and then drowns himself. After being released on parole, Reynolds marries Frances Tabor, but Cora still seeks revenge. She attempts to break up Reynolds' marriage and have him arrested, but is unsuccessful. Cora loses her sanity and is confined to an asylum.

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

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