Christine of the Hungry Heart (1924)

Drama | 12 October 1924

Director:

George Archainbaud

Writer:

Bradley King

Cinematographer:

Henry Sharp

Production Company:

Thomas H. Ince Corp.
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LITERARY
Based on the short story "Christine of the Hungry Heart" by Kathleen Norris in Hearts't International (Sep--Dec 1923
Jan--Mar 1924).
DETAILS
Release Date:
12 October 1924
Copyright Claimant:
Thomas H. Ince Corp.
Copyright Date:
16 October 1924
Copyright Number:
LP20659
Physical Properties:
Silent
Black and White
Length(in feet):
7,500
Length(in reels):
8
Country:
United States
Passed by NBR:
No
SYNOPSIS

Desiring more love and attention than her drunkard husband, Stuart Knight, gives her, Christine divorces him to marry Dr. Alan Monteagle. They are happy for a time; they have a son, Jeffy; but eventually Alan neglects his wife for his work; and Christine finds the companionship she seeks with author Ivan Vianney. Christine and Jeffy leave Alan for Ivan, but the doctor regains custody of his son, and Christine decides to take care of Stuart, whom she encounters by chance and who is now in a desperate condition. Just before Stuart dies, Alan and Jeffy find Christine and persuade her to come home with ... +


Desiring more love and attention than her drunkard husband, Stuart Knight, gives her, Christine divorces him to marry Dr. Alan Monteagle. They are happy for a time; they have a son, Jeffy; but eventually Alan neglects his wife for his work; and Christine finds the companionship she seeks with author Ivan Vianney. Christine and Jeffy leave Alan for Ivan, but the doctor regains custody of his son, and Christine decides to take care of Stuart, whom she encounters by chance and who is now in a desperate condition. Just before Stuart dies, Alan and Jeffy find Christine and persuade her to come home with them. +

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