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Fox remade Bernstein's play in 1920 (see listing below). Another version was made in France in 1914 by Pathé ... More Less

Fox remade Bernstein's play in 1920 (see listing below). Another version was made in France in 1914 by Pathé Frères. More Less

SOURCE CITATIONS
SOURCE
DATE
PAGE
Motog
19 Dec 14
p. 868.
MPN
19 Dec 14
p. 50.
MPN
16 Jan 15
p. 7.
MPN
23 Jan 15
p. 525.
MPN
12 Jun 15
p. 12.
MPW
19 Dec 14
p. 1698.
Variety
25 Dec 14
p. 42.
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LITERARY
Based on the play Le voleur by Henri Bernstein (Paris, 1907).
DETAILS
Release Date:
19 November 1914
Copyright Claimant:
Fox Film Corp.
Copyright Date:
6 December 1914
Copyright Number:
LP5115
Physical Properties:
Silent
Black and White
Length(in reels):
5
Country:
United States
Passed by NBR:
No
SYNOPSIS

Marie Landau is in love with Richard Voysin, a man who thinks that a woman's clothes are more important than the woman herself. To impress him, she orders a new wardrobe from a dressmaker hoping that she will inherit enough money to pay for the clothes later. Marie and Richard marry and Marie continues her spending spree even though her expected inheritance does not materialize. When they visit the home of the wealthy Mr. and Mrs. Legardes, Marie steals from Mrs. Legardes, after the angry dressmaker threatens to tell Richard if she is not paid. The Legardes' son Fernand is in love with Marie and covers for her crime, but she eventually confesses her own guilt when Mr. Legardes threatens to throw his son ... +


Marie Landau is in love with Richard Voysin, a man who thinks that a woman's clothes are more important than the woman herself. To impress him, she orders a new wardrobe from a dressmaker hoping that she will inherit enough money to pay for the clothes later. Marie and Richard marry and Marie continues her spending spree even though her expected inheritance does not materialize. When they visit the home of the wealthy Mr. and Mrs. Legardes, Marie steals from Mrs. Legardes, after the angry dressmaker threatens to tell Richard if she is not paid. The Legardes' son Fernand is in love with Marie and covers for her crime, but she eventually confesses her own guilt when Mr. Legardes threatens to throw his son out. +

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

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