Recompense (1925)

Melodrama | 26 April 1925

Director:

Harry Beaumont

Writer:

Dorothy Farnum

Cinematographer:

David Abel

Production Company:

Warner Bros. Pictures, Inc.
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SOURCE CITATIONS
SOURCE
DATE
PAGE
Exhibitors Trade Review
9 May 1925
p. 70.
Film Daily
26 Apr 1925.
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New York Times
20 Apr 1925
p. 22.
Variety
22 Apr 1925
p. 34.
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PHOTOGRAPHY
Dir of photog
SOURCES
LITERARY
Based on the novel Recompense
a Sequel to "Simon Called Peter" by Robert Keable (London, 1924).
AUTHOR
DETAILS
Release Date:
26 April 1925
Premiere Information:
New York opening: 18 April 1925
Copyright Claimant:
Warner Bros. Pictures, Inc.
Copyright Date:
26 February 1925
Copyright Number:
LP21190
Physical Properties:
Silent
Black and White
Length(in feet):
7,379
Length(in reels):
7
Country:
United States
Language:
English
Passed by NBR:
No
SYNOPSIS

Following an unconventional romance in London, Peter Graham, a clergyman, returns to France as a chaplain. He soon abandons his calling and becomes a doctor, serving with the same unit as Julie, a nurse with whom he fell in love in London. The unit is later transfered to the South African front. When the war ends, Julie resumes her profession at a Cape Town hospital, and Peter finds work in the interior, working for Stenhouse, a dishonest trader. Stenhouse shoots Peter in a drunken rage, and Julie nurses him back to health. Peter returns to London and starts a mission. He meets a former love, Angelica, whom he finds pregnant and abandoned in the streets. Peter takes her in and asks her to marry him. Julie returns to London to assist Dr. Sampson at his hospital, and she helps deliver Angelica's baby. Angelica dies, and Peter and Julie decide that their happiness lies with each ... +


Following an unconventional romance in London, Peter Graham, a clergyman, returns to France as a chaplain. He soon abandons his calling and becomes a doctor, serving with the same unit as Julie, a nurse with whom he fell in love in London. The unit is later transfered to the South African front. When the war ends, Julie resumes her profession at a Cape Town hospital, and Peter finds work in the interior, working for Stenhouse, a dishonest trader. Stenhouse shoots Peter in a drunken rage, and Julie nurses him back to health. Peter returns to London and starts a mission. He meets a former love, Angelica, whom he finds pregnant and abandoned in the streets. Peter takes her in and asks her to marry him. Julie returns to London to assist Dr. Sampson at his hospital, and she helps deliver Angelica's baby. Angelica dies, and Peter and Julie decide that their happiness lies with each other. +

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Name Occurs Before Title
AFI Life Achievement Award

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