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A studio chart in the 16 Apr 1921 Camera noted that The Lifted Veil was in its third week of production. The following week, the 23 Apr 1921 Camera reported that filming was ... More Less

A studio chart in the 16 Apr 1921 Camera noted that The Lifted Veil was in its third week of production. The following week, the 23 Apr 1921 Camera reported that filming was completed. More Less

BIBLIOGRAPHIC SOURCES
SOURCE
DATE
PAGE
Camera
16 Apr 1921
p. 11.
DETAILS
Alternate Title:
The Lifted Veil
Release Date:
30 October 1921
Production Date:
late March--mid April 1921
Copyright Claimant:
Famous Players-Lasky Corp.
Copyright Date:
30 October 1921
Copyright Number:
LP17173
Physical Properties:
Silent
Black and White
Length(in feet):
5,248
Length(in reels):
5
Country:
United States
Language:
English
SYNOPSIS

On her deathbed, the mother of Avis Langley begs her to watch over her wayward twin brother, Alec. Just before Avis is to be married to Geoffrey Southerne, Alec disappears, and the spirit of Mrs. Langley appears to Avis to remind her of her promise. Samuel Ackroyd, from New Zealand, calls to explain that Alec, who is engaged to his daughter, has disappeared. Avis goes to New Zealand, finds Alec, persuades him to reform and marry Bessie, and then sails for home. En route, the steamer is wrecked, and Avis, being the only survivor, is washed up on the shore of a small island. Geoffrey, believing her dead, marries Viva Newmarch, whom he does not love. After a year, Avis returns, and her mother's spirit comes to console her. She declines to reveal that she is alive, however, until the accidental death of Viva creates the possibility of her reunion with ... +


On her deathbed, the mother of Avis Langley begs her to watch over her wayward twin brother, Alec. Just before Avis is to be married to Geoffrey Southerne, Alec disappears, and the spirit of Mrs. Langley appears to Avis to remind her of her promise. Samuel Ackroyd, from New Zealand, calls to explain that Alec, who is engaged to his daughter, has disappeared. Avis goes to New Zealand, finds Alec, persuades him to reform and marry Bessie, and then sails for home. En route, the steamer is wrecked, and Avis, being the only survivor, is washed up on the shore of a small island. Geoffrey, believing her dead, marries Viva Newmarch, whom he does not love. After a year, Avis returns, and her mother's spirit comes to console her. She declines to reveal that she is alive, however, until the accidental death of Viva creates the possibility of her reunion with Geoffrey. +

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AFI Life Achievement Award

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