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DATE
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MPN
25 Aug 17
p. 1275.
MPW
25 Aug 17
p. 1271.
MPW
8 Sep 17
p. 1519.
Variety
26 Jul 17
p. 474.
Variety
17 Aug 17
p. 28.
Wid's
16 Aug 17
p. 523.
DETAILS
Release Date:
6 August 1917
Copyright Claimant:
Metro Pictures Corp.
Copyright Date:
9 August 1917
Copyright Number:
LP11234
Physical Properties:
Silent
Black and White
Length(in reels):
5
Country:
United States
SYNOPSIS

Jeanne and Jacques Labordie grow up in the Canadian north woods with their widowed father Henri, who only shows affection towards his son. One day, while Jeanne and Jacques are out canoing, they capsize. François, a half-breed who loves Jeanne, is able to rescue her, but Jacques drowns. In order to save her now blind father from a fatal shock, Jeanne cuts her hair and pretends to be her twin brother. When Donald Duncan, her secret fiancé, hears that Jeanne has died, he leaves in despair. Soon, Henri dies and Jeanne is left to carry out her father's wish that "Jacques" visit old family friend Duval Hebet in Montreal. Resuming female attire, Jeanne is shocked to learn that her father had promised her in marriage to Hebet's now dissipated son Louis. She encounters Donald again, however, and through François' unselfish aid, she finally is reunited with the man she ... +


Jeanne and Jacques Labordie grow up in the Canadian north woods with their widowed father Henri, who only shows affection towards his son. One day, while Jeanne and Jacques are out canoing, they capsize. François, a half-breed who loves Jeanne, is able to rescue her, but Jacques drowns. In order to save her now blind father from a fatal shock, Jeanne cuts her hair and pretends to be her twin brother. When Donald Duncan, her secret fiancé, hears that Jeanne has died, he leaves in despair. Soon, Henri dies and Jeanne is left to carry out her father's wish that "Jacques" visit old family friend Duval Hebet in Montreal. Resuming female attire, Jeanne is shocked to learn that her father had promised her in marriage to Hebet's now dissipated son Louis. She encounters Donald again, however, and through François' unselfish aid, she finally is reunited with the man she loves. +

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AFI Life Achievement Award

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