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The play was copyrighted under the title One of the Family on 28 Aug 1915, but the title was apparently changed before its opening. NYDM called the play An Outsider ... More Less

The play was copyrighted under the title One of the Family on 28 Aug 1915, but the title was apparently changed before its opening. NYDM called the play An Outsider . More Less

SOURCE CITATIONS
SOURCE
DATE
PAGE
ETR
31 Jul 20
p. 947.
MPN
3 Apr 20
p. 3097.
MPN
15 May 20
p. 4198.
MPN
8 May 20
p. 860.
MPN
21 Aug 20
p. 1513.
MPN
2 Oct 20
p. 2664.
MPW
31 Jul 20
p. 638.
Wid's
18 Jul 20
p. 19.
DETAILS
Alternate Titles:
An Outsider
One of the Family
Release Date:
19 July 1920
Copyright Claimant:
Metro Pictures Corp.
Copyright Date:
11 August 1920
Copyright Number:
LP15447
Physical Properties:
Silent
Black and White
Length(in feet):
5,650
Length(in reels):
6
Country:
United States
Passed by NBR:
No
SYNOPSIS

After manicurist Katie Malloy rehabilitates Peter Crandall from his life of drinking and gambling, Peter falls in love with her and they marry. When he is dispatched home to New York after he suffers a gunshot wound at the hands of one of Katie's disappointed suitors, Peter's wealthy family hopes to annul the marriage. Katie follows her husband East where her sincerity wins the sympathy of her brother-in-law, Henry Gilsey, who arranges for Katie's social education while Peter is attending to business in the South. Meanwhile, when Katie discovers that Henry's wife Edith is carrying on an affair with another man, she sacrifices her own reputation and happiness to save Edith from the wrath of her husband. However, Peter sees through the deception, and his family, finally recognizing Katie's noble character, welcomes her as a new ... +


After manicurist Katie Malloy rehabilitates Peter Crandall from his life of drinking and gambling, Peter falls in love with her and they marry. When he is dispatched home to New York after he suffers a gunshot wound at the hands of one of Katie's disappointed suitors, Peter's wealthy family hopes to annul the marriage. Katie follows her husband East where her sincerity wins the sympathy of her brother-in-law, Henry Gilsey, who arranges for Katie's social education while Peter is attending to business in the South. Meanwhile, when Katie discovers that Henry's wife Edith is carrying on an affair with another man, she sacrifices her own reputation and happiness to save Edith from the wrath of her husband. However, Peter sees through the deception, and his family, finally recognizing Katie's noble character, welcomes her as a new member. +

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AFI Life Achievement Award

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