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SOURCE
DATE
PAGE
Motog
2 Sep 16
p. 560.
MPN
2 Sep 16
p. 1401.
MPW
2 Sep 16
p. 1529.
MPW
14 Feb 16
p. 11.
NYDM
26 Aug 16
p. 26.
Variety
25 Aug 16
p. 25.
Wid's
24 Aug 16
p. 813.
CAST
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DISTRIBUTION COMPANY
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CREDITED AS
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WRITER
PHOTOGRAPHY
Cam
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LITERARY
Based on the novel Joan Thursday by Louis Joseph Vance (Boston, 1913).
DETAILS
Release Date:
21 August 1916
Copyright Claimant:
The Vitagraph Co. of America
Copyright Date:
14 August 1916
Copyright Number:
LP8934
Physical Properties:
Silent
Black and White
Length(in reels):
5
Country:
United States
Passed by NBR:
No
SYNOPSIS

When Joan Thursday loses her department store job because she did not accept the floorwalker's advances, her alcoholic father throws her out of the house. She soon finds new work, however, as a secretary to playwright John Matthias, with whom she begins a romance after John's sweetheart, Venetia Tankerville, leaves him and marries Marbridge, a theatrical backer. John and Joan split up, however, when, over John's objections but with Marbridge's support, Joan becomes an actress. Marbridge tries to seduce Joan after her debut, but Nella, his discarded mistress, breaks in on them and kills him. Joan, whose father has begun to reform, returns to her family, hoping to continue her acting career either alone or with John, should he decide to come back to ... +


When Joan Thursday loses her department store job because she did not accept the floorwalker's advances, her alcoholic father throws her out of the house. She soon finds new work, however, as a secretary to playwright John Matthias, with whom she begins a romance after John's sweetheart, Venetia Tankerville, leaves him and marries Marbridge, a theatrical backer. John and Joan split up, however, when, over John's objections but with Marbridge's support, Joan becomes an actress. Marbridge tries to seduce Joan after her debut, but Nella, his discarded mistress, breaks in on them and kills him. Joan, whose father has begun to reform, returns to her family, hoping to continue her acting career either alone or with John, should he decide to come back to her. +

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AFI Life Achievement Award

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