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The Crucible was re-issued by Paramount in ... More Less

The Crucible was re-issued by Paramount in 1919. More Less

SOURCE CITATIONS
SOURCE
DATE
PAGE
Motog
26 Dec 14
p. 915.
Motog
2 Jan 15
p. 6.
MPN
26 Dec 14
p. 45.
MPW
11 Jan 13
p. 123.
NYDM
23 Dec 14
p. 32.
Variety
25 Dec 14
p. 42.
DETAILS
Release Date:
14 December 1914
Physical Properties:
Silent
Black and White
Length(in reels):
4-5
Country:
United States
Passed by NBR:
No
SYNOPSIS

Mr. Fanshaw raises his daughter Jean as a boy, much to the consternation of his prim wife and proper daughter Amelia. When he dies, Amelia persecutes her sister, and during an altercation she cuts herself on a sickle held by Jean. Amelia then tells her mother that Jean attacked her with the implement and Jean is sent to a reformatory. Jean escapes, but when she encounters artist Craig Atwood in a forest, he counsels her to return. During a riot led by Stella, a prostitute, Jean saves the matron's life and is thus granted a pardon. Amelia, recently married to a scoundrel named Harry, and Mrs. Fanshaw refuse to take Jean in. She is hounded by Stella to the point that she is on the brink of suicide when she again meets Craig. The two fall in love and, despite further adversity, Jean saves Amelia's marriage and weds ... +


Mr. Fanshaw raises his daughter Jean as a boy, much to the consternation of his prim wife and proper daughter Amelia. When he dies, Amelia persecutes her sister, and during an altercation she cuts herself on a sickle held by Jean. Amelia then tells her mother that Jean attacked her with the implement and Jean is sent to a reformatory. Jean escapes, but when she encounters artist Craig Atwood in a forest, he counsels her to return. During a riot led by Stella, a prostitute, Jean saves the matron's life and is thus granted a pardon. Amelia, recently married to a scoundrel named Harry, and Mrs. Fanshaw refuse to take Jean in. She is hounded by Stella to the point that she is on the brink of suicide when she again meets Craig. The two fall in love and, despite further adversity, Jean saves Amelia's marriage and weds Craig. +

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AFI Life Achievement Award

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