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ETR
27 Dec 19
p. 433.
MPN
3 Jan 20
p. 483.
MPW
3 Jan 20
p. 146.
Wid's
28 Dec 19
p. 17.
DETAILS
Release Date:
January 1920
Copyright Claimant:
William Fox
Copyright Date:
4 January 1920
Copyright Number:
LP14610
Physical Properties:
Silent
Black and White
Length(in reels):
5
Country:
United States
Passed by NBR:
No
SYNOPSIS

Betrayed and discarded by her lover, Candace is about to commit suicide when Charles Boardman restores her will to live by proposing that she exact revenge on all men. Boardman takes Candace to Paris where, under the tutelage of Madame Binnat, a famous courtesan, she changes her name to Laure and becomes an alluring seductress. When Charles Eastcoat, son of Simon Eastcoat, an American millionaire, succumbs to her charms, his elder brother Bruce intervenes but suffers the same fate as Charles. Then Simon comes to Paris to reason with his older son, and Laure recognizes him as the man who betrayed her. Realizing that she cares for Bruce, Laure swallows poison and renounces her revenge rather than disgrace the man she ... +


Betrayed and discarded by her lover, Candace is about to commit suicide when Charles Boardman restores her will to live by proposing that she exact revenge on all men. Boardman takes Candace to Paris where, under the tutelage of Madame Binnat, a famous courtesan, she changes her name to Laure and becomes an alluring seductress. When Charles Eastcoat, son of Simon Eastcoat, an American millionaire, succumbs to her charms, his elder brother Bruce intervenes but suffers the same fate as Charles. Then Simon comes to Paris to reason with his older son, and Laure recognizes him as the man who betrayed her. Realizing that she cares for Bruce, Laure swallows poison and renounces her revenge rather than disgrace the man she loves. +

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