The Face Between (1922)

Melodrama | 17 April 1922

Director:

Bayard Veiller

Writer:

Lenore Coffee

Cinematographer:

Arthur Martinelli

Production Designer:

A. F. Mantz

Production Company:

Metro Pictures Corp.
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HISTORY

The 26 Nov 1921 Motion Picture News reported that director Bayard Veiller was completing the film under the release title The Phantom Bride. ...

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The 26 Nov 1921 Motion Picture News reported that director Bayard Veiller was completing the film under the release title The Phantom Bride.

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SOURCE CITATIONS
SOURCE
DATE
PAGE
Motion Picture News
26 Nv 1921
p. 2845
CAST
PRODUCTION CREDITS
NAME
PARENT COMPANY
PRODUCTION COMPANY
NAME
CREDITED AS
CREDIT
DIRECTOR
WRITER
Lenore J. Coffee
Adpt
PHOTOGRAPHY
Dir of photog
ART DIRECTORS
Art dir
Tech dir
SOURCES
LITERARY
Based on the short story "The Carterets" by Justus Miles Forman (publication undetermined).
LITERARY SOURCE AUTHOR
DETAILS
Alternate Titles:
The Phantom Bride
Tommy Carteret
Release Date:
17 April 1922
Production Date:
ended late Nov 1921
Copyright Info
Claimant
Date
Copyright Number
Metro Pictures
24 April 1922
LP17800
Physical Properties:
Silent
Black and White
Length(in feet):
4,997
Length(in reels):
5
Country:
United States
Language:
English
SYNOPSIS

On the night of his engagement to Sybil Eliot, young Tommy Carteret realizes that his father is guilty of intruding on a neighbor's household. Taking the blame on himself, he consents to go with Hartwell, the man who preferred charges against him, and live in a desolate mountain cabin. There he meets Marianna, the daughter of a poor family, who is pursued by Joe Borral though she does not love him. Joe threatens the intruder, and when Marianna goes to warn him and is found in his cabin, she declares that Tommy is to marry her, and in a confused state, Tommy agrees. En route to the minister, Tommy learns that Hartwell has died and that his fiancée has forgiven him, but Joe shoots Marianna and wounds Tommy. He is taken home to Sybil, and from time to time he suffers hallucinations in which Marianna comes between them; but eventually he improves and is free to marry ...

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On the night of his engagement to Sybil Eliot, young Tommy Carteret realizes that his father is guilty of intruding on a neighbor's household. Taking the blame on himself, he consents to go with Hartwell, the man who preferred charges against him, and live in a desolate mountain cabin. There he meets Marianna, the daughter of a poor family, who is pursued by Joe Borral though she does not love him. Joe threatens the intruder, and when Marianna goes to warn him and is found in his cabin, she declares that Tommy is to marry her, and in a confused state, Tommy agrees. En route to the minister, Tommy learns that Hartwell has died and that his fiancée has forgiven him, but Joe shoots Marianna and wounds Tommy. He is taken home to Sybil, and from time to time he suffers hallucinations in which Marianna comes between them; but eventually he improves and is free to marry Sybil.

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Name Occurs Before Title
AFI Life Achievement Award

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