The Marriage of William Ashe (1921)

Melodrama | 17 January 1921

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Based on the play The Marriage of William Ashe by Mary Augusta (Arnold) Ward, Margaret Mayo, Mary Augusta (Arnold) Ward (New York, 1905) The Marriage of William Ashe
a Play in Five Acts .
DETAILS
Release Date:
17 January 1921
Copyright Claimant:
Metro Pictures
Copyright Date:
15 January 1921
Copyright Number:
LP16025
Physical Properties:
Silent
Black and White
Length(in reels):
6
Country:
United States
Passed by NBR:
No
SYNOPSIS

Lady Kitty Bristol leaves a French convent school after reading Freedom, a radical work by Geoffrey Cliffe. In London she meets both Cliffe and William Ashe, Secretary of Home Affairs, and she marries Ashe. Kitty makes numerous sketches, which amuse her husband, of British Cabinet members, and at Cliffe's advice when she is snubbed by Lady Parham she publishes them. She then creates a scandal by appearing seminude at a charity entertainment. Ashe is forced to resign, and upon discovering his wife gone he chastizes Cliffe for his influence. Later he finds her at the convent, where they are ... +


Lady Kitty Bristol leaves a French convent school after reading Freedom, a radical work by Geoffrey Cliffe. In London she meets both Cliffe and William Ashe, Secretary of Home Affairs, and she marries Ashe. Kitty makes numerous sketches, which amuse her husband, of British Cabinet members, and at Cliffe's advice when she is snubbed by Lady Parham she publishes them. She then creates a scandal by appearing seminude at a charity entertainment. Ashe is forced to resign, and upon discovering his wife gone he chastizes Cliffe for his influence. Later he finds her at the convent, where they are reconciled. +

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