The Rose of the World (1918)

Drama | 7 January 1918

Director:

Maurice Tourneur

Writer:

Charles Maigne

Producer:

Adolph Zukor

Production Designer:

Ben Carré

Production Company:

Famous Players-Lasky Corp.
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HISTORY

The Castles' novel was originally published in The Saturday Evening Post from 3 Aug 1904 to 20 Feb ... More Less

The Castles' novel was originally published in The Saturday Evening Post from 3 Aug 1904 to 20 Feb 1905. More Less

SOURCE CITATIONS
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DATE
PAGE
ETR
19 Jan 18
p. 597.
MPN
26 Jan 18
p. 598.
MPW
19 Jan 18
p. 413.
MPW
19 May 17
p. 1100.
NYDM
5 Jan 18
p. 26.
NYDM
19 Jan 18
p. 18.
Variety
11 Jan 18
p. 42.
Wid's
17 Jan 18
pp. 881-82.
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LITERARY
Based on the novel Rose of the World by Agnes Castle, Egerton Castle (New York and London, 1905).
DETAILS
Release Date:
7 January 1918
Copyright Claimant:
Artcraft Pictures Corp.
Copyright Date:
20 December 1917
Copyright Number:
LP11862
Physical Properties:
Silent
Black and White
Length(in reels):
5
Country:
United States
Passed by NBR:
No
SYNOPSIS

In India, Rosamond English learns that her husband Capt. Harry English has been killed in battle. After a time, she marries Sir Arthur Gerardine but is unable to forget her first husband, and gradually her love for him is rekindled, especially when she contrasts him to the pompous and elderly Sir Arthur. Rosamond returns to England to aid Lieut. Belhune in writing a biography of Capt. English, but this only serves to increase her mental anguish. When Sir Arthur arrives with his Indian servant, he notices a deterioration in his wife's condition. After spending a day reading the captain's diary, in which he remarked that food and water were scarce, she comes to the dinner table terribly distracted. The sight of the plentiful supply of food and water makes her hysterical, and she is confined to her bed. In her delirium, Rosamond requests that the Indian servant pray for Capt. Harry's return, and the prayer is answered when the servant reveals himself to be the Captain in disguise. Rosamond is healed and Sir Arthur ... +


In India, Rosamond English learns that her husband Capt. Harry English has been killed in battle. After a time, she marries Sir Arthur Gerardine but is unable to forget her first husband, and gradually her love for him is rekindled, especially when she contrasts him to the pompous and elderly Sir Arthur. Rosamond returns to England to aid Lieut. Belhune in writing a biography of Capt. English, but this only serves to increase her mental anguish. When Sir Arthur arrives with his Indian servant, he notices a deterioration in his wife's condition. After spending a day reading the captain's diary, in which he remarked that food and water were scarce, she comes to the dinner table terribly distracted. The sight of the plentiful supply of food and water makes her hysterical, and she is confined to her bed. In her delirium, Rosamond requests that the Indian servant pray for Capt. Harry's return, and the prayer is answered when the servant reveals himself to be the Captain in disguise. Rosamond is healed and Sir Arthur departs. +

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