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The working title of this film was Her Great Moment ... More Less

The working title of this film was Her Great Moment . More Less

SOURCE CITATIONS
SOURCE
DATE
PAGE
ETR
1 Jun 18
p. 2084.
MPW
8 Jun 18
p. 1471.
NYDM
1 Jun 18
p. 776.
Variety
4 May 18
p. 632.
Wid's
9 Jun 18
p. 18.
DETAILS
Alternate Title:
Her Great Moment
Release Date:
3 June 1918
Copyright Claimant:
World Film Corp.
Copyright Date:
21 May 1918
Copyright Number:
LU12452
Physical Properties:
Silent
Black and White
Length(in reels):
5
Country:
United States
Passed by NBR:
No
SYNOPSIS

Paul Whitney, a railroad owner's son, visits the Virginia plantation of Jane Cameron hoping to persuade her to grant the railroad a right-of-way through her land. The two fall in love and marry, but after Jane moves into Paul's home in the North, she discovers that he and his family still idolize his deceased first wife. While Paul is away on a fishing trip, Jane learns from his friend, Edmond Knapp, who is infatuated with her, that he and Paul's first wife had carried on an affair. Jane forcefully rejects Edmond's advances and on her way home, decides not to disclose to Paul his late wife's infidelity. Paul returns home and tells Jane that she is the most important woman in his ... +


Paul Whitney, a railroad owner's son, visits the Virginia plantation of Jane Cameron hoping to persuade her to grant the railroad a right-of-way through her land. The two fall in love and marry, but after Jane moves into Paul's home in the North, she discovers that he and his family still idolize his deceased first wife. While Paul is away on a fishing trip, Jane learns from his friend, Edmond Knapp, who is infatuated with her, that he and Paul's first wife had carried on an affair. Jane forcefully rejects Edmond's advances and on her way home, decides not to disclose to Paul his late wife's infidelity. Paul returns home and tells Jane that she is the most important woman in his life. +

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Offscreen Credit
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AFI Life Achievement Award

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