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Some sources indicate that the film was manufactured by Ben Goetz of the Erbograph ... More Less

Some sources indicate that the film was manufactured by Ben Goetz of the Erbograph Co. More Less

CAST
PRODUCTION CREDITS
NAME
PARENT COMPANY
DISTRIBUTION COMPANY
NAME
CREDITED AS
CREDIT
DIRECTOR
PRODUCER
Prod? (see note)
WRITER
PHOTOGRAPHY
Dir of photog
SOURCES
LITERARY
Based on the short story "The Tie That Binds" by Peter Bernard Kyne (publication undetermined).
AUTHOR
DETAILS
Release Date:
15 March 1923
Physical Properties:
Silent
Black and White
Length(in reels):
7
Country:
United States
SYNOPSIS

Mary Gray, a secretary, chooses to marry David Winthrop, an employee in the firm where Dan Kenyon, who also loves her, is a partner. Winthrop is fired, the marriage fails, and Mary returns to work as Kenyon's secretary. Kenyon continues his unwelcome suit, and Mary is suspected of killing Kenyon when he is found dead. So as to shield Mary, whom he believes to be guilty, Winthrop confesses. Both are exonerated when Hiram Foster, the night watchman whose daughter Kenyon wronged, confesses to the crime and then commits ... +


Mary Gray, a secretary, chooses to marry David Winthrop, an employee in the firm where Dan Kenyon, who also loves her, is a partner. Winthrop is fired, the marriage fails, and Mary returns to work as Kenyon's secretary. Kenyon continues his unwelcome suit, and Mary is suspected of killing Kenyon when he is found dead. So as to shield Mary, whom he believes to be guilty, Winthrop confesses. Both are exonerated when Hiram Foster, the night watchman whose daughter Kenyon wronged, confesses to the crime and then commits suicide. +

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Genre:


Subject

Legend
Viewed by AFI
Partially Viewed
Offscreen Credit
Name Occurs Before Title
AFI Life Achievement Award

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