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Even as Eve  (1920)
USA 1920 B&W
Sound Mix: Silent
Language: English
Produced by: A.H. Fischer, Inc. / A.H. Fischer Features Inc.
Distributed by: Associated First National Pictures [us]
Also Known As: Amazing Lovers, The (1920) (working title)
Shining Band, The (1920) (working title)

Directed by: Chester De Vonde
B.A. Rolfe

Written by Charles Logue (as Charles A. Logue)
from the short story "The Shining Band" by Robert W. Chambers

Cinematography by: Arthur A. Cadwell
Conrad Wells (as A. Fried)
Produced by: B.A. Rolfe


Even As Eve
Alternate Title: The Shining Band
Director: B. A. Rolfe (Dir)
Release Date: 15 Jan 1920
Duration (in reels): 6
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Cast: Grace Darling (Eileen O'Hara)
Ramsaye Wallace (Dr. Lansing)
E. J. Ratcliffe (Peyster Sproul)
Sally Crute (Agatha Sproul)
Marc MacDermott (O'Hara)
Gustav von Seyffertitz (Amasa Munn)
John Goldsworthy (De Witt Coursey)
John L. Shine (Colonel Hyssop)
Robert Paton Gibbs (Major Brent)
Summary: Eileen O'Hara lives as a member of a cult in a remote retreat in the Adirondacks with her father, an embittered man since his wife's infidelity years earlier. One day Peter Sproul, the man responsible for her transgression, appears, and as president of the Sagamore Club, attempts to buy O'Hara's land for a summer resort. O'Hara recognizes him and a quarrel ensues, which results in the old man's death. Sproul then secures an illegitimate hold on the land by bribing Amasa Munn, the dishonest leader of the cult, with a small sum of money while pocketing the balance of the purchase funds. Upon receiving orders to produce the deed, Sproul attempts to steal the document from Eileen. His plan is thwarted, however, by Dr. Lansing, a young man who has fallen in love with Eileen. When Sproul's fraudulence is discovered, he is dishonorably dismissed from the club. Eileen retains her land and marries Lansing.
Production Company: A H Fischer Features, Inc.; Robert W Chambers Series
Distribution Company: First National Exhibitors Circuit
Director: B. A. Rolfe (Dir)
Chester De Vonde (Dir)
Producer: B. A. Rolfe (Pres)
B. A. Rolfe (Supv)
Writer: Charles A. Logue (Scen)
Photography: A. A. Cadwell (Cam)
A. Fried (Cam)
Source Text: Based on the novel The Shining Band by Robert W. Chambers (London, 1901).
Authors: Robert W. Chambers
Copyright Claimant Copyright Date Copyright Number
Associated First National Pictures, Inc. 20/1/1920 dd/mm/yyyy LP17445
Physical Properties: b&w:

Genre: Drama

Subjects (Major): Adirondack Mountains
Land rights

Subjects (Minor): Bribery
Note: The working titles for this film were The Shining Band and The Amazing Lovers . It was the first production of A. H. Fischer Feature, Inc., and was shot at the former Thanhouser studios in New Rochelle, NY. Some scenes were shot in the Adirondack Mountains in New York, and at an estate on Long Island.
Bibliographic Sources: Date Page
ETR 31 Jan 20 p. 901.
MPN 31 Jan 20 p. 1317.
MPW 6 Mar 20 p. 1681.
22 May 20 pp. 1106-07.

Cast (in credits order)

Diana Allen
Grace Darling .... Eileen O'Hara
Ramsey Wallace.... Dr. Lansing
E.J. Ratcliffe .... Peyster Sproul
Sally Crute .... Agatha Sproul
Marc MacDermott .... O'Hara
Gustav von Seyffertitz .... Amasu Munn
John Goldsworthy .... De Witt Courser
John L. Shine .... Colonel Hyssop
Robert Paton Gibbs .... Major Brent

Grace Darling and Marc MacDermott

Synopsis:   This drama was based on a Robert Chambers novel. Because his wife was untrue, O'Hara (Marc McDermott) is determined that his daughter, Eileen (Grace Darling), shall never marry. Peyster Sproul (E.J. Ratcliffe) was the man who had the affair Mrs. O'Hara's infidelity, and when he shows up as president of the Sagamore Club and attempts to buy O'Hara's land, the two men come to blows. O'Hara is killed and Eileen falls in with a group of religious fanatics known as "the Shining Band," led by the corrupt Amasa Munn (Gustav Von Seyffertitz). Meanwhile, Dr. Lansing (Ramsey Wallace) has fallen in love with Eileen. Sproul uses Munn to gain an illegal claim on the O'Hara land. The club suspects that he is keeping their funds for himself instead of using it to obtain a deed. He attempts to force Eileen to give him the document, and his wife, Agatha (Sally Crute), pretends to help out. Agatha, however, has her own agenda -- she loves Dr. Lansing herself -- and she orchestrates the situation so it appears that Eileen has been disgraced by Sproul. Lansing sticks by the girl and helps her protect her deed. Sproul is kicked out of the club, and Eileen and Lansing find happiness together. ~ Janiss Garza, All Movie Guide 
The Turning Point (1920)
The Turning Point
Director: J. A. Barry (Dir)
Release Date: 2 Feb 1920
Duration (in reels): 5-6
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Cast: Katherine MacDonald (Diana Tennant)
Leota Lorraine (Silvette Tennant)
Nigel Barrie (James Edgerton)
William Mong (Mr. Rivett)
Kenneth Harlan (Jack Rivett)
Edith Yorke (Mrs. Rivett)
Bartine Burkett (Christine Rivett)
William Clifford (Col. Follis Curmew)
William Colvin (Jerry)
Pat Moore (Jerry, Jr.)
Walter Hiers (Billy Inwood)
Hedda Nova (Mrs. Wemyss)
Marion MacDonald (Maid)
Summary: Upon finding themselves in financial difficulties because of the failure of the Edgerton-Tennant Company, New York socialites Diana and Silvette Tennant decide to work as society hostesses. Also affected by the business failure is James Edgerton, who is in love with Diana. Employed by wealthy E. H. Rivett to stage a fashionable party, Diana encounters Colonel Carew who harasses her with questions about a murder in Reno which has clouded her name. Driven from the party by his questioning, Diana is pursued by Carew to her apartment, followed by Mrs. Wemyss, a widow jealous of Carew's attentions to the girl. Diana's good name, her love and honor are at stake until Edgerton comes to her rescue, forcing a full revelation of the Reno affair and thus clearing the path for a union between Diana and her benefactor.
Production Company: Katherine MacDonald Pictures Corp.
Distribution Company: First National Exhibitors Circuit, Inc., by arrangement with Attractions Distributing Corp.
Director: J. A. Barry (Dir)
Photography: Joseph Brotherton (Cam)
Source Text: Based on the novel The Turning Point by Robert W. Chambers in Cosmopolitan (Dec 1911-May 1912).
Authors: Robert W. Chambers
Copyright Claimant Copyright Date Copyright Number
Attractions Distributing Corp. 2/3/1920 dd/mm/yyyy LP14804
Physical Properties: b&w:

Genre: Drama

Subjects (Major): Finance--Personal

Subjects (Minor): New York City

Scenery: Scenes at the Hotel Del Monte, (now the Naval Postgraduate School)

Bibliographic Sources: Date Page
ETR 14 Feb 20 p. 1103.
MPN 14 Feb 20 pp. 1606-07, 1675
MPN 6 Mar 20 p. 2390.
MPW 20 Nov 20 p. 3919.
MPW 14 Feb 20 p. 998.
MPW 21 Feb 20 p. 1289.

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The Fighting Chance (1920)

Country: USA
Color: Black and White
Sound Mix: Silent

Directed by
Charles Maigne 

Written by Will M. Ritchey 
from the novel by Robert W. Chambers

Cinematography by
Faxon M. Dean 

Bert Dorris .... assistant director


The Fighting Chance
Director: Charles Maigne (Dir)
Release Date: 1 Aug 1920
Duration (in feet): 5,894
Duration (in reels): 6
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Cast: Anna Q. Nilsson (Sylvia Landis)
Conrad Nagel (Stephen Siward)
Clarence Burton (Leroy Mortimer)
Dorothy Davenport (Leila Mortimer)
Herbert Pryor (Kemp Farrell)
Ruth Helms (Grace Farrell)
Bertram Grassby (Howard Quarrier)
Maude Wayne (Lydia Vyse)
Frederick Stanton (Beverly Plank)
William H. Brown (Major Bellweather)
Summary: Sylvia Landis promises to marry the wealthy but unprincipled Quarrier because of his social standing. Avarice is the only emotion that Sylvia feels towards her fiancé, and when she meets Stephen Siward, a young man afflicted with alcoholism, she falls in love. With the aid of his friend Plank, Stephen fights bravely to cure himself. Plank is enamored of Leila Mortimer, whose husband is trying to blackmail Stephen and extort money from Quarrier. While the two star-crossed couples are dining at a hotel, Quarrier informs Mortimer that Plank is attempting to steal his wife. The two men rush to the hotel where they quarrel, and the drunken Mortimer shoots Quarrier. The dying Quarrier then picks up the revolver and shoots his assailant, thus clearing the path for the marriage of the two sets of lovers.
Production Company: Famous Players-Lasky Corp.
Distribution Company: Famous Players-Lasky Corp.; Paramount-Artcraft Pictures
Director: Charles Maigne (Dir)
Bert Dorris (Asst dir)
Producer: Jesse L. Lasky (Pres)
Writer: Will M. Ritchey (Scen)
Photography: Faxon M. Dean (Cam)
Source Text: Based on the novel The Fighting Chance by Robert W. Chambers (New York, 1906).
Authors: Robert W. Chambers
Copyright Claimant Copyright Date Copyright Number
Famous Players-Lasky Corp. 29/6/1920 dd/mm/yyyy LP15329
Physical Properties: b&w:

Genre: Drama

Subjects (Major): Alcoholics
Fortune hunters

Subjects (Minor): Fights
Gunshot wounds
Note: Some scenes in this film were shot in San Francisco.
Bibliographic Sources: Date Page
ETR 31 Jul 20 p. 948.
MPN 31 Jul 20 p. 1007.
MPN 14 Aug 20 p. 1261.
MPW 26 Jan 20 p. 16.
Variety 23 Jul 20 p. 33.
Wid's 25 Jul 20 p. 17.

Cast (in credits order)

Anna Q. Nilsson .... Sylvia Landis
Conrad Nagel .... Stephen Siward
Clarence Burton .... Leroy Mortimer
Dorothy Davenport .... Leila Mortimer
Herbert Prior .... Kemp Farrell (as Herbert Pryor)
Ruth Helms .... Grace Farrell
Bertram Grassby .... Howard Quarrier
Maude Wayne .... Lydia Vyse
Fred R. Stanton .... Beverly Plank (as Frederick Stanton)
William H. Brown .... Major Bellweather

Anna Q. Nilsson and Conrad Nagel

Herbert Prior and Bertram Grassby

Synopsis: In this adaptation of a Robert W. Chambers story, Anna Q. Nilsson plays Sylvia Landis, a society girl who is in love with Stephen Siward (Conrad Nagel). Unfortunately, Siward has a genetic predisposition to alcoholism, which causes him no small trouble. His family fortune is about gone, and he has just been thrown out of the Patroons Club. Because of all this, Sylvia decides to marry the wealthy but unscrupulous Howard Quarrier (Bertram Grassby ) instead. But she begins to think that the charmingly drunk Siward is the lesser of two evils, and after her fiancée is killed in a brawl, she and Siward reunite. As often happens in motion pictures, her presence helps to straighten him out. ~ Janiss Garza, All Movie Guide

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The Restless Sex (1920)

USA 1920 Black and White
Sound Mix: Silent
Language: English
Produced by: Cosmopolitan Pictures / Paramount Pictures [us]

Directed by: Leon D'Usseau
Robert Z. Leonard

Written by Frances Marion
from the novel by Robert W. Chambers 

Other crew
Joseph Urban .... art director


The Restless Sex
Director: Robert Z. Leonard (Dir)
Release Date: Sep 1920
Duration (in feet): 6,505 ft
Duration (in reels): 6-7
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Cast: Marion Davies (Stephanie)
Ralph Kellard (Jim Cleland)
Carlyle Blackwell (Oswald Grismer)
Charles Lane (John Cleland)
Robert Vivian (Chiltern Grismer)
Etna Ross (The child Stephanie)
Stephen Carr (The boy Jim)
Vivian Osborne (Marie Cliff)
Corinne Barker (Helen Davis)
Summary: Stephanie, the adopted daughter of Jim Cleland, becomes a restless spirit upon the death of her foster father and the concomitant departure of his son Jim, whom Stephanie has grown to love. Jim travels to Europe to complete his studies, and Stephanie is left in the care of attorney Grismer, the executor of Cleland's estate. Constantly in the presence of Grismer's son Oswald, Stephanie develops an affection for the boy, and one night, after circumstances force the two of them to spend the night in a roadhouse, Stephanie's reputation is so compromised that they decide to marry. After the ceremony, Stephanie realizes that she does not love her husband, and the two of them live apart. Jim returns from Europe, and Oswald, realizing Stephanie's great love for her foster brother, commits suicide so that Stephanie can marry the man she loves.
Production Company: Cosmopolitan Productions; International Film Service Co.
Distribution Company: Famous Players-Lasky Corp.; Paramount Pictures
Director: Robert Z. Leonard (Dir)
Writer: Robert Z. Leonard (Scen)
Leon d'Usseau (Scen)
Photography: Allen Siegler (Cam)
Source Text: Based on the novel The Restless Sex by Robert W. Chambers (New York, 1918).
Authors: Robert W. Chambers
Copyright Claimant Copyright Date Copyright Number
International Film Service Co., Inc. 26/8/1920 dd/mm/yyyy LP15495
Physical Properties: b&w:

Genre: Drama

Subjects (Major): Foster children
Marriage of convenience

Subjects (Minor): Executors
Foster parents
Note: The novel first appeared as a story in 1918 in Cosmopolitan . A private showing of the film was given in New York on 2 Jun 1920. It opened in New York on 12 Sep 1920.
Bibliographic Sources: Date Page
ETR 26 Jun 20 p. 386.
MPN 26 Jan 20 p. 145.
MPN 14 Feb 20 p. 1711.
MPN 16 Jul 20 p. 32.
MPW 26 Jun 20 p. 1789.
New York Morning Telegraph 13 Jun 1920.
NYR 26 Jun 1920.
New York Times 13 Sep 20 p. 12.
Variety 18 Jun 20 p. 29.
Wid's 13 Jun 20 p. 6.

Cast (in credits order)

Marion Davies .... Stephanie Cleland
Ralph Kellard .... Jim Cleland
Carlyle Blackwell Sr. .... Oswald Grismer
Charles Lane .... John Cleland

rest of cast listed alphabetically

Corinne Barker .... Helen Davis
Stephen Carr (I) .... Jim as a boy
Vivienne Osborne .... Marie Cliff (as Vivian Osborne)
Etna Ross .... Stephanie as a child
Robert Vivian .... Chilsmer Grismer
Athole Shearer .... Extra (uncredited)
Edith Shearer .... Extra (uncredited)
Norma Shearer .... Extra (uncredited)

Marion Davies

Carlyle Blackwell and Ralph Kellard.

Norma Shearer

As Stephanie Cleland, Marion Davies plays a wealthy society girl who is bored with life, that is until she meets Mr. Right.

Synopsis: When publisher and producer William Randolph Hearst was putting together a picture for his mistress, the pretty and highly underrated actress Marion Davies, he tried to make sure she had the best. This time around, the film featured direction by the highly capable Robert Z. Leonard and a story by Robert W. Chambers, a very popular writer of the day. Unfortunately, the film's plot didn't live up to the standards set by its author. As the film's title indicates, Stephanie Cleland (Davies) is a restless, adventurous young woman. She can't decide who she really loves, her foster brother and childhood sweetheart, Jim (Ralph Kellard) or art student Oswald Grismer (Carlyle Blackwell ). Jim, an aspiring author, goes to Paris. While he is away, Stephanie and Oswald find themselves in a compromising position, and even though they are innocent, they are compelled to marry. The marriage, however, is in name only -- Stephanie tells him that if she finds that she loves him in a year's time, they can then live together. But Jim hears of the marriage and returns home. Jim and Stephanie find that they really do love each other, and Oswald falls off a train and dies, so now nothing stands in their way. ~ Janiss Garza, All Movie Guide

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The Song of the Soul (1920)
Country: USA
Color: Black and White
Sound Mix: Silent 

Distribution Company: Goldwyn Distributing Corp.
Production Company: Kendall-Chambers Corp.; A John W Noble Production
Director: John W. Noble
Producer: Messmore Kendall
Robert W. Chambers
Presenter: Messmore Kendall
Robert W. Chambers
Writer: John W. Noble (Scen)
Robert W. Chambers (Titles)
Release Date: Oct 1920
Writing credits:
John W. Noble  (scenario)
Robert W. Chambers   (titles)
from the novel "An Old World Romance" by William J. Locke Cinematography by John Stumar 


The Song of the Soul
Director: Tom Terriss (Dir)
Release Date: 4 Mar 1918
Duration (in reels): 5
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Cast: Alice Joyce (Ann Fenton)
Percy Standing (Fenton)
Walter McGrail (Dr. Evans)
Bernard Randall (Butch)
Bernard Siegel (Oelsen)
Edith Reeves (Ruth)
Stephen Carr (Billy Fenton)
Summary: Ann Fenton, who believes her husband to be a prosperous businessman, is shocked to learn that he is a gambler and a bigamist. Assuming that Ann is a morally unsound woman, the townspeople place her infant son Billy in the care of a brutal farmer and then drive her from the village. Seven years later, Ann marries Dr. Evans, a kindly young surgeon who loves her dearly, although he knows nothing of her past. Longing to have her son with her in the city, Ann secures the doctor's permission to adopt a boy and then pays the farmer several hundred dollars to release Billy. Soon afterwards, however, Fenton opens a gambling hall in a building owned by Dr. Evans. The doctor tries to remove the gambler, who warns Ann that he will reveal her past unless she prevents the eviction. Then Ruth, angry at Fenton's rejection of her love, tells Dr. Evans everything, stressing that Ann is not to blame for her illegal union with Fenton. Armed with this knowledge, the doctor forcefully ejects Fenton and then takes his wife and stepson in his arms.
Production Company: Vitagraph Co. of America; A Blue Ribbon Feature
Distribution Company: Greater Vitagraph, Inc.
Director: Tom Terriss (Dir)
Producer: Albert E. Smith (Pres)
Writer: Frederick Buckley (Scen)
Tom Terriss (Scen)
Shannon Fife (Story)
Photography: Joe Shelderfer (Cam)
Copyright Claimant Copyright Date Copyright Number
Vitagraph Co. of America 25/2/1918 dd/mm/yyyy LP12108
Physical Properties: b&w:

Genre: Drama

Subjects (Major): Bigamy
Mothers and sons

Subjects (Minor): Eviction
Gambling houses
Village life
Bibliographic Sources: Date Page
ETR 2 Mar 18 p. 1019.
ETR 9 Mar 18 p. 1143.
MPN 23 Mar 18 p. 1762.
MPW 4 May 18 p. 743.
MPW 16 Mar 18 p. 1557.
NYDM 9 Mar 18 p. 18.
Variety 1 Mar 18 p. 41.
Wid's 14 Mar 18 pp. 1007-08.


Cast (in credits order)

Vivian Martin .... Barbara Seaforth
Fritz Leiber .... Jerry Wendover
Charles Graham .... Grooze (as Charles E. Graham)
Ricca Allen .... Jinny

Vivian Martin

Presenter:  A presenter is person (often famous or well respected) who introduces a movie or show on screen. 


Jerry Wendover, disfigured since childhood after his act of heroism in saving a little girl from a fire scarred his face, secludes himself in an old house in the Backwater district of Florida. One night he finds Barbara Seaforth, a young blind girl, lost in the swamps and takes her home. The two unfortunates fall in love, marry, and have a child. One day, a visiting doctor tells Jerry that Barbara's sight can be restored. The operation is performed successfully, but the doctor warns his patient to shield her eyes from the light or risk reversal of the surgery. Barbara, realizing her husband's dread of exposing his disfigurement to her, looks at her child and then permanently blinds herself by staring into the light, thus sacrificing her sight for the love of her husband.


May be a remaike of The Song of the Soul  (1918) Vitagraph Co. of America. A Blue Ribbon Feature. Distributor: Greater Vitagraph. Presenter: Albert E. Smith. Director: Tom Terriss. Scenario: Frederick Buckley and Tom Terriss. Story: Shannon Fife. Camera: Joe Shelderfer. Cast: Alice Joyce, Percy Standing, Walter McGrail, Bernard Randall, Bernard Siegel, Edith Reeves, Stephen Karr. Woman married to a bigamist has her son taken away, then fails to tell her next husband of her past.  Tom Terriss was a major Chambers adapter for the screen and it would make sense that this might be the connection.  There is another "Song of the Soul" which was originally filmed in 1913 which might also be the source.  ed. D.C.

Synopsis:   Lovely Alice Joyce stars in this mediocre Vitagraph feature. Ann (Joyce) naïvely marries Fenton (Percy Standing), not realizing that he is a gambler and a bigamist. When she finds out it is too late -- she has a child and is left all alone. Her son is taken away and she is driven out of her residence in shame. Seven years pass and she returns to her old village to teach school. She discovers that her boy has been apprenticed to a brutal farmer who abuses and starves him. Although she has tried to hide her identity she is found out and sent away once again. Before she goes, she whips the farmer but is unable to take her son with her. Shortly afterwards she meets Dr. Evans (Walter McGrail ) and they marry. She convinces him to adopt the boy -- without telling him it's her son. This is the cue for Fenton to show up with blackmail on his mind. Evans thrashes Fenton, who is carted away for a murder he committed. Then Fenton turns to his wife and tells her that he already knows about her past, and that it doesn't matter. ~ Janiss Garza, All Movie Guide


Synopsis:  Filmed in Europe in 1913, Song of the Soul  was distributed stateside a year later by George Kleine. The heroine, a pianist, loses her job at a conservatory, and is thus unable to support her invalid mother. In despair, the girl wanders aimlessly through the streets, where she makes the acquaintance of a struggling young composer. Having worked for several years on an opera, the hero is unable to finish the project, so the girl does it for him. Their collaborative effort proves to be a huge success, whereupon the boy and the girl fall in love. Unfortunately, she is much too devoted to her ailing mother to even contemplate matrimony. Eventually, however, mama helps to bring about a happy ending by conveniently expiring. A subplot involving an "adventuress" who tries to steal the composer away from his sweetheart was poorly developed as well as confusing, since the actress playing the villainess looked too much like the heroine. ~ Hal Erickson, All Movie Guide

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Unseen Forces (1920)

USA 1920 B&W
Sound Mix: Silent
Produced by: Mayflower Photoplay Company
Distributed by: Mayflower Photoplay Company
Produced by: Sidney Franklin

Directed by: Sidney Franklin

Written by: 
Bennett Cohen (story)
from the novel "Athalie" by Robert W. Chambers

Cinematography by: David Abel


Unseen Forces
Alternate Title: Athalie
Director: Sidney A. Franklin (Dir)
Release Date: 29 Nov 1920
Duration (in reels): 6 reels
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Cast: Sylvia Breamer (Miriam Holt)
Rosemary Theby (Winifred)
Conrad Nagel (Clyde Brunton)
Robert Cain (Arnold Crane)
Sam De Grasse (Captain Stanley)
Edward Martindel (Robert Brunton)
Harry Garrity (Peter Holt)
James O. Barrows (Joe Simmons)
Aggie Herring (Mrs. Leslie)
Andrew Arbuckle (Mr. Leslie)
Albert Cody (Henry Leslie)
Fred Warren
May Giraci
Summary: At a small inn kept by her father, and frequented by wealthy hunters, Miriam Holt meets the son of a sportsman, Clyde Brunton. The two young people are attracted to each other, but years later when Clyde visits the inn expecting to marry Miriam, he mistakenly believes her to be interested in someone else. Clyde later marries the shallow Winifred, which leads to unhappiness. Meanwhile, Miriam has become famous for her psychic powers, which she uses to benefit humanity. When Miriam discerns that one of her suitors, the dissolute Arnold Crane has wronged a woman, he promises to reform. Although Clyde's father and Winifred brand Miriam a fraud, Miriam intuits that it is Winifred whom Arnold has wronged. Miriam's purity and good character are now evident to all. Winifred wants to make restitution, and the way is now cleared for Miriam and Clyde to find happiness together.
Production Company: Mayflower Photoplay Corp.
Distribution Company: Associated First National Pictures, Inc.
Director: Sidney A. Franklin (Dir)
Producer: Sidney A. Franklin (Prod)
Writer: Bennett Cohen (Story)
Photography: David Abel (Cam)
Source Text: Based on the novel Athalie by Robert W. Chambers (New York, 1915).
Authors: Robert W. Chambers
Copyright Claimant Copyright Date Copyright Number
Mayflower Photoplay Corp. 11/3/1921 dd/mm/yyyy LP16263
Physical Properties: b&w:

Genre: Drama

Subjects (Major): Inns
Moral reformation

Subjects (Minor): Innkeepers
Note: The working title of the film was Athalie . Snow scenes in this production were shot in Truckee, CA.
Bibliographic Sources: Date Page
MPN 3 Apr 20 p. 3325.
MPN 3 Jul 20 p. 284.
MPN 18 Dec 20 p. 4684.
MPW 14 Aug 20 pp. 844-45, 932-33.
Variety 18 Nov 21 p. 43.


Cast (in credits order)

Sylvia Breamer .... Miriam Holt
Rosemary Theby .... Winifred
Conrad Nagel .... Clyde Brunton
Robert Cain .... Aenold Crane
Sam De Grasse .... Captain Stanley
Edward Martindel .... Robert Brunton
Harry Garrity .... Peter Holt
James O. Barrows .... Joe Simmons
Aggie Herring .... Mrs. Leslie
Andrew Arbuckle .... Mr. Leslie
Albert R. Cody .... Henry Leslie
Fred Warren
Mae Giraci

Sylvia Breamer and Rosemary Theby

Conrad Nagel

Synopsis:   Miriam Holt (Sylvia Breamer ) is an innkeeper's daughter who is born with psychic abilities. She falls for a young hunter who lodges at the inn, but he goes away when he mistakenly believes she loves another man. Miriam moves to the city to make use of her unusual abilities for the benefit of humankind. She and the hunter, now married, meet at a party and their love is rekindled. The hunter's wife married him for social position and she carries on an adulterous affair with another man. Miriam uses her abilities to pave the way for a future with the man she loves. The wife is allowed to pursue a life with her lover in this romantic drama. ~ Dan Pavlides, All Movie Guide

Sylvia Breamer and Sam De Grasse in Unseen Forces.
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