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DETAILS
Release Date:
September 1923
Copyright Claimant:
Thomas H. Ince Corp.
Copyright Date:
21 August 1923
Copyright Number:
LP19321
Physical Properties:
Silent
Black and White
Length(in feet):
6,566
Length(in reels):
7
Country:
United States
Passed by NBR:
No
SYNOPSIS

Louisiana plantation owner Don Andrés Miro, knowing he has only a short time to live, arranges to marry his young ward Jacqueline Lanier, intending to leave her his fortune. Unsuccessful suitor Jack Calhoun shoots Miro and commits suicide. Clinton Kent, an ambitious newspaper reporter, writes an account of the slaying, which represents Miro as a victim of Jacqueline's infidelity. Jacqueline runs away to escape notoriety and joins a troupe of dancers. Kent finds her, but Sherwood Mansfield, the newspaper owner's son, falls in love with Jacqueline, vindicates her, and prevents Kent's story from being ... +


Louisiana plantation owner Don Andrés Miro, knowing he has only a short time to live, arranges to marry his young ward Jacqueline Lanier, intending to leave her his fortune. Unsuccessful suitor Jack Calhoun shoots Miro and commits suicide. Clinton Kent, an ambitious newspaper reporter, writes an account of the slaying, which represents Miro as a victim of Jacqueline's infidelity. Jacqueline runs away to escape notoriety and joins a troupe of dancers. Kent finds her, but Sherwood Mansfield, the newspaper owner's son, falls in love with Jacqueline, vindicates her, and prevents Kent's story from being published. +

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AFI Life Achievement Award

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