For Her Father's Sins (1914)

Short, Drama


For Her Father's Sins (1914) Poster

Laura Bell runs away from her country home to the city, where she becomes a clerk in a department store. Her brother, Frank, follows her to New York, but is unable to place her. He becomes ... See full summary »


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24 March 2019 | deickemeyer
Not wholly fresh
A two-reel picture directed by John B. O'Brien and dealing with the hard lot of women working for small salaries. A big department store is the background of much of the action, and the story's heroine remains virtuous, but starves. The daughter of the store's owner gives her blood, a transfusion operation, to save the life of the poor girl, so suffering for the sins of her father. This makes the old man repent. There is a love story in it that is acceptable, but not wholly fresh. It is well acted. Billie West is the poor girl and Blanche Sweet the rich man's daughter. Wallace Reid is the poor girl's brother and Al Tilson the rich store proprietor. - The Moving Picture World, October 31, 1914

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Release Date:

18 October 1914

Language

English


Country of Origin

USA

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