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An item in the 10 June 1922 Camera announced that Max Abramson was hired to write the titles. Casting announcements later that month and in early July 1922 indicated that filming began around that time. According to a studio chart in the 29 Jul 1922 Camera, Deserted at the Altar was one of three Phil Goldstone Productions films currently being edited. Goldstone's offices were at 1441 Beachwood Drive, part of Horsley Studio at 6050 Sunset Boulevard in Hollywood, CA.
       Prior to the film’s 1 December 1922 opening, a premiere occurred at the Broadway Theatre in New York City on 25 September 1922.
       Geraldine Waggle, Jack McHugh, and Harry Dunkinson were named as cast members in the 29 July 1922 Camera, 19 August 1922 Motion Picture News, and 10 September 1922 [Butte, MT] Butte Miner, respectively.
       According to the Library of Congress American Silent Feature Film Survival Database, this film is extant. ...

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An item in the 10 June 1922 Camera announced that Max Abramson was hired to write the titles. Casting announcements later that month and in early July 1922 indicated that filming began around that time. According to a studio chart in the 29 Jul 1922 Camera, Deserted at the Altar was one of three Phil Goldstone Productions films currently being edited. Goldstone's offices were at 1441 Beachwood Drive, part of Horsley Studio at 6050 Sunset Boulevard in Hollywood, CA.
       Prior to the film’s 1 December 1922 opening, a premiere occurred at the Broadway Theatre in New York City on 25 September 1922.
       Geraldine Waggle, Jack McHugh, and Harry Dunkinson were named as cast members in the 29 July 1922 Camera, 19 August 1922 Motion Picture News, and 10 September 1922 [Butte, MT] Butte Miner, respectively.
       According to the Library of Congress American Silent Feature Film Survival Database, this film is extant.

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GEOGRAPHIC LOCATIONS
SOURCE CITATIONS
SOURCE
DATE
PAGE
Brooklyn Daily Eagle [Brooklyn, NY]
24 Sep 1922
p. 47
Butte Miner [Butte, MT]
10 Sep 1922
p. 22
Camera
20 May 1922
p. 6
Camera
3 Jun 1922
p. 16
Camera
10 Jun 1922
p. 7
Camera
24 Jun 1922
p. 17
Camera
29 Jul 1922
p. 6, 11
Film Daily
25 Sep 1922
p. 2
Film Daily
1 Oct 1922
p. 14
Motion Picture News
8 Jul 1922
p. 195
Motion Picture News
19 Aug 1922
p. 884, 898
Motion Picture News
25 Nov 1922
p. 2694
DETAILS
Release Date:
1 December 1922
Premiere Information:
New York premiere: 25 Sep 1922
Production Date:
ca. Jul 1922
Physical Properties:
Silent
Black and White
Length(in feet):
6,850
Length(in reels):
7
Country:
United States
Language:
English
SYNOPSIS

Anna Moore, a poor orphaned country girl, and her little brother, Tommy, live with hypocritical Squire Simpson, who conspires with his son to acquire the inheritance due the girl. When Bob Crandall comes from the city and the girl falls in love with him, the squire approves of the marriage. The ceremony is interrupted, however, by a strange woman who describes the bridegroom as the father of the baby in her arms. The girl goes home broken-hearted, and the townspeople rise against Bob, but the woman finally exonerates him and reveals the squire's nefarious ...

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Anna Moore, a poor orphaned country girl, and her little brother, Tommy, live with hypocritical Squire Simpson, who conspires with his son to acquire the inheritance due the girl. When Bob Crandall comes from the city and the girl falls in love with him, the squire approves of the marriage. The ceremony is interrupted, however, by a strange woman who describes the bridegroom as the father of the baby in her arms. The girl goes home broken-hearted, and the townspeople rise against Bob, but the woman finally exonerates him and reveals the squire's nefarious scheme.

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

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