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The copyright entry states that this film was "adapted from an old play," but no information on a possible literary source has been ... More Less

The copyright entry states that this film was "adapted from an old play," but no information on a possible literary source has been found. More Less

BIBLIOGRAPHIC SOURCES
SOURCE
DATE
PAGE
ETR
12 Apr 19
p. 1441.
MPW
12 Apr 19
p. 270.
Variety
4 Apr 19
p. 68.
Wid's
6 Apr 19
p. 19.
DETAILS
Release Date:
14 April 1919
Copyright Claimant:
World Film Corp.
Copyright Date:
14 April 1919
Copyright Number:
LU13621
Physical Properties:
Silent
Black and White
Length(in reels):
5
Country:
United States
SYNOPSIS

American George Reynolds duels with Spaniard Valdez over Cora, a Spanish adventuress living in South America. Valdez is wounded and Reynolds takes Cora to America and establishes her in a cottage where he visits her frequently. Cora becomes involved with Reynolds' friend Caryl Haskill. Reynolds struggles with Cora and the revolver accidentally discharges, wounding her, as a result of which Reynolds is sent to prison for five years. Cora visits the prison gang at road work details in order to taunt Reynolds, then years later she runs a New York gambling house. Caryl loses his fortune there and then drowns himself. After being released on parole, Reynolds marries Frances Tabor, but Cora still seeks revenge. She attempts to break up Reynolds' marriage and have him arrested, but is unsuccessful. Cora loses her sanity and is confined to an ... +


American George Reynolds duels with Spaniard Valdez over Cora, a Spanish adventuress living in South America. Valdez is wounded and Reynolds takes Cora to America and establishes her in a cottage where he visits her frequently. Cora becomes involved with Reynolds' friend Caryl Haskill. Reynolds struggles with Cora and the revolver accidentally discharges, wounding her, as a result of which Reynolds is sent to prison for five years. Cora visits the prison gang at road work details in order to taunt Reynolds, then years later she runs a New York gambling house. Caryl loses his fortune there and then drowns himself. After being released on parole, Reynolds marries Frances Tabor, but Cora still seeks revenge. She attempts to break up Reynolds' marriage and have him arrested, but is unsuccessful. Cora loses her sanity and is confined to an asylum. +

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Name Occurs Before Title
AFI Life Achievement Award

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