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Springtime was filmed on location in New Orleans, LA and in St. Augustine, FL. Some sources list Charles Travers for the character of Richard ... More Less

Springtime was filmed on location in New Orleans, LA and in St. Augustine, FL. Some sources list Charles Travers for the character of Richard Steele. More Less

SOURCE CITATIONS
SOURCE
DATE
PAGE
Motog
2 Jan 15
p. 25.
Motog
6 Feb 15
p. 195, 232
MPN
14 Nov 15
p. 33.
MPN
2 Jan 15
p. 44.
MPW
2 Jan 15
p. 55.
NYDM
23 Dec 14
p. 37.
Variety
25 Dec 14
p. 37.
CAST
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LITERARY
Based on the play Springtime by Booth Tarkington and Harry Leon Wilson (New York, 19 Oct 1909).
DETAILS
Release Date:
28 December 1914
Physical Properties:
Silent
Black and White
Length(in reels):
5
Country:
United States
Passed by NBR:
No
SYNOPSIS

Val De Valette betrothed his daughter Madeline to his wealthy cousin Raoul De Valette during her childhood. Raoul is in love with L'Acadienne, a faithful Creole girl, but when he must meet Madeline, he leaves her. She follows him and tells Val about their affair, but Val does nothing. Madeline is disappointed in Raoul, but is willing to do her duty until she meets Gilbert Steele, a neighbor whose father has bought most of Val's property. When Gilbert leaves to join Andrew Jackson's forces during the War of 1812, Madeline follows him but eventually suffers a breakdown. Hearing of Madeline's state, Raoul gets out of the marriage and is free to return to L'Acadienne. When Gilbert returns home, he wants to marry Madeline and Val finally ... +


Val De Valette betrothed his daughter Madeline to his wealthy cousin Raoul De Valette during her childhood. Raoul is in love with L'Acadienne, a faithful Creole girl, but when he must meet Madeline, he leaves her. She follows him and tells Val about their affair, but Val does nothing. Madeline is disappointed in Raoul, but is willing to do her duty until she meets Gilbert Steele, a neighbor whose father has bought most of Val's property. When Gilbert leaves to join Andrew Jackson's forces during the War of 1812, Madeline follows him but eventually suffers a breakdown. Hearing of Madeline's state, Raoul gets out of the marriage and is free to return to L'Acadienne. When Gilbert returns home, he wants to marry Madeline and Val finally agrees. +

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AFI Life Achievement Award

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