A Private Scandal (1921)

Melodrama | June 1921

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DETAILS
Release Date:
June 1921
Copyright Claimant:
Realart Pictures
Copyright Date:
14 June 1921
Copyright Number:
LP16671
Physical Properties:
Silent
Black and White
Length(in feet):
4,363
Length(in reels):
5
Country:
United States
Passed by NBR:
No
SYNOPSIS

French orphan Jeanne Millett is adopted by Philip Lawton and his wife, Betty, and lives with them on their California estate, where she captures the heart of horsetrainer Jerry Hayes. When Betty fancies herself neglected and becomes involved with Alec Crosby, Lawton returns from a business trip, his suspicion and jealousy awakened by gossip. To shield Betty, Jeanne claims that Crosby is her lover, and Jerry injures Crosby in a fight; but Betty confesses that the innocent girl lied to save her. Jerry is convinced of Jeanne's loyalty, and the Lawtons come to a better ... +


French orphan Jeanne Millett is adopted by Philip Lawton and his wife, Betty, and lives with them on their California estate, where she captures the heart of horsetrainer Jerry Hayes. When Betty fancies herself neglected and becomes involved with Alec Crosby, Lawton returns from a business trip, his suspicion and jealousy awakened by gossip. To shield Betty, Jeanne claims that Crosby is her lover, and Jerry injures Crosby in a fight; but Betty confesses that the innocent girl lied to save her. Jerry is convinced of Jeanne's loyalty, and the Lawtons come to a better understanding. +

GENRE
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Sub-genre:
Domestic


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AFI Life Achievement Award

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