Borrowed Husbands (1924)

Comedy-drama | 13 April 1924

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LITERARY
Based on the short story "Borrowed Husbands" by Mildred K. Barbour (publication undetermined).
DETAILS
Release Date:
13 April 1924
Copyright Claimant:
Vitagraph Co. of America
Copyright Date:
7 April 1924
Copyright Number:
LP20056
Physical Properties:
Silent
Black and White
Length(in feet):
6,850
Length(in reels):
7
Country:
United States
Passed by NBR:
No
SYNOPSIS

While her husband, Gerald, is in South America on an archeological expedition, vivacious Nancy Burrard lightens her boredom with several flirtations. Believing her to be a widow, Major Desmond becomes infatuated with her; he meets Gerald in South America, however, and advises him to hurry home. The Burrards are reconciled, and all ends well (except in the case of Dr. Langwell, another of Nancy's dalliances, who has poisoned his nurse, Peggy Fleurette, and then committed ... +


While her husband, Gerald, is in South America on an archeological expedition, vivacious Nancy Burrard lightens her boredom with several flirtations. Believing her to be a widow, Major Desmond becomes infatuated with her; he meets Gerald in South America, however, and advises him to hurry home. The Burrards are reconciled, and all ends well (except in the case of Dr. Langwell, another of Nancy's dalliances, who has poisoned his nurse, Peggy Fleurette, and then committed suicide). +

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