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The Expiation (1909)

 -  Short | Drama  -  21 October 1909 (USA)
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William is drawn to Edward's wife, Helen. Sensing his feelings might lead him into an affair, he decides to go away. As he says goodbye to Helen, Edward spies from behind a curtain. Soon ... See full summary »

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Cast

Credited cast:
Owen Moore ...
John Waterbury
Marion Leonard ...
Helen Waterbury, John's Wife
Arthur V. Johnson ...
William Trevor
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Frank Evans ...
Servant / Man in Cabin
Guy Hedlund ...
Trevor's Servant (unconfirmed)
James Kirkwood
George Nichols ...
Man in Cabin
Anthony O'Sullivan ...
Servant
Gertrude Robinson
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Trevor's Friend
Henry B. Walthall
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William is drawn to Edward's wife, Helen. Sensing his feelings might lead him into an affair, he decides to go away. As he says goodbye to Helen, Edward spies from behind a curtain. Soon afterwards Edward shoots himself, believing Helen can be happier with William. When William returns to convince Helen to become his wife, she refuses, blaming herself for Edward's suicide. Written by Anonymous

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A Money Spinner
21 January 2004 | by (London, England) – See all my reviews

This particular short film conceded no entertainment value whatsoever. It was a money spinner that was in demand with the Monday and Thursday screenings. It was like reading a boring short story that made no impact at all.


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