One Increasing Purpose (1927)

Drama | 2 January 1927

Director:

Harry Beaumont

Writer:

Bradley King

Cinematographer:

Rudolph Bergquist

Production Company:

Fox Film Corp.
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SOURCE CITATIONS
SOURCE
DATE
PAGE
Film Daily
16 Jan 1927
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Variety
12 Jan 1927
p. 18
DETAILS
Release Date:
2 January 1927
Production Date:

Copyright Info
Claimant
Date
Copyright Number
Fox Film Corp.
2 January 1927
LP23500
Physical Properties:
Silent
Black and White
Length(in feet):
7,677
Length(in reels):
8
Country:
United States
Language:
English
SYNOPSIS

Sim Paris, having survived the war unscathed, returns home to England and finds that his elder brother, Charles, is so engrossed in making money that he is losing the love of his wife; another brother, who is caring for an invalided relative in expectation of a remembrance in the will, is also losing his wife to the doctor who has been in attendance. The male nurse discovers her secret and blackmails the wife. Paris thus returns to this state of affairs; and after visiting the home of a former comrade and noting the happiness that prevails there, he believes that his mission in life is to straighten out the lives of other people. With this purpose, he and his wife go throughout England preaching the doctrine of ...

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Sim Paris, having survived the war unscathed, returns home to England and finds that his elder brother, Charles, is so engrossed in making money that he is losing the love of his wife; another brother, who is caring for an invalided relative in expectation of a remembrance in the will, is also losing his wife to the doctor who has been in attendance. The male nurse discovers her secret and blackmails the wife. Paris thus returns to this state of affairs; and after visiting the home of a former comrade and noting the happiness that prevails there, he believes that his mission in life is to straighten out the lives of other people. With this purpose, he and his wife go throughout England preaching the doctrine of unselfishness.

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Offscreen Credit
Name Occurs Before Title
AFI Life Achievement Award

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