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The Truth opened in New York on 7 Jan ... More Less

The Truth opened in New York on 7 Jan 1907. More Less

SOURCE CITATIONS
SOURCE
DATE
PAGE
ETR
18 Sep 20
p. 1715.
MPN
31 Jul 20
p. 952.
MPN
11 Sep 20
p. 2129.
MPW
10 Apr 20
p. 166 (ad insert).
New York Morning Telegraph
29 Aug 1920.
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Wid's
29 Aug 20
p. 4.
CAST
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LITERARY
Based on the play The Truth by Clyde Fitch (Cleveland, Oct 1906).
AUTHOR
DETAILS
Release Date:
1920
Copyright Claimant:
Goldwyn Pictures Corp.
Copyright Date:
24 June 1920
Copyright Number:
LP15314
Physical Properties:
Silent
Black and White
Length(in reels):
5
Country:
United States
Passed by NBR:
No
SYNOPSIS

Becky Warder constantly indulges in the telling of little white lies. In an innocent effort to ease the troubled marriage of her quarreling friends Eve and Fred Lindon, Becky meets secretly with Fred, thereby constructing a web of deceit that leads Eve to suspect Becky of trifling with her husband's affections. Eve informs Becky's husband Tom of these meetings and Tom, suspicious, accuses his wife of infamy. After denying her participation in the matter, Becky goes to Baltimore to see her father Stephen Roland, who, like his daughter, is a schemer. Roland begins to construct an elaborate plan by which his daughter can win back her husband and so sends a false telegram to Tom notifying him that Becky is extremely ill. Rushing to Baltimore, Tom overhears Becky inform her father that she will not participate in any more lies, and, elated by his wife's reformation, Tom forgives ... +


Becky Warder constantly indulges in the telling of little white lies. In an innocent effort to ease the troubled marriage of her quarreling friends Eve and Fred Lindon, Becky meets secretly with Fred, thereby constructing a web of deceit that leads Eve to suspect Becky of trifling with her husband's affections. Eve informs Becky's husband Tom of these meetings and Tom, suspicious, accuses his wife of infamy. After denying her participation in the matter, Becky goes to Baltimore to see her father Stephen Roland, who, like his daughter, is a schemer. Roland begins to construct an elaborate plan by which his daughter can win back her husband and so sends a false telegram to Tom notifying him that Becky is extremely ill. Rushing to Baltimore, Tom overhears Becky inform her father that she will not participate in any more lies, and, elated by his wife's reformation, Tom forgives her. +

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Subject

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Legend
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AFI Life Achievement Award

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