Approved | | Drama, Romance
The adoptive father of a young woman is horrified to learn she plans to marry the son of the man who accidentally killed her aunt years before.
Based on a play of the same title that opened on Broadway at the Broadhurst Theatre, 235 W. 44th St., on December 30, 1919 and ran for 175 performances until May, 1920.
Sir John Carteret:
For me too, it was the end. She lay white and still in my arms. She was dead. All that I lived for was gone. It was the end. I came back alone to this house, all gay with flowers for her.
The bulk of the story takes place during the WWI era, 1915-1919, but all of Norma Shearer's clothes, hats, and hairstyles are strictly in the 1932 mode, the year the film was made, a typical practice of the era.
As M-G-M would later do with "The Wizard of Oz", no mention at all is made of any of the actors having dual roles. Thus, the characters "Moonyeen" and "Jeremy Wayne" are not even mentioned in the credits, although the characters are drastically important to the story.
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