The tale begins back in the old, old days when lords and ladies lived in romantic old castles and dressed in picture clothes. A maiden comes to the time of life when she must choose between... See full summary »

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Prince Sombra / Count Sombra
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Stephanie - The Prince's Bride
William Wadsworth ...
An American Millionaire
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The Millionaire's Daughter
Ethel Browning ...
The Daughter's Cousin
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The Young Artist
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The tale begins back in the old, old days when lords and ladies lived in romantic old castles and dressed in picture clothes. A maiden comes to the time of life when she must choose between love and high position. Her artist lover is only a carver of wood, so she chooses the prince, who gives her rich jewels and a great name. Of course she is unhappy, and we see the enactment of the final tragedy of her young life, after which her ghost haunts the spot where it took place. Then we come to matters of today. A descendant of her cruel husband, Count Sombra, has come to America to marry some American dollars. He has met the father of a girl who seems desirable, and comes by invitation to call on her. A little surprise awaits the girl, for the girl has a cousin whom he has met before and who wants to marry him. He lets her know of his intention to marry the heiress, and being a young lady of resource, she decides to upset his plans. She introduces a handsome young artist and gets him a ... Written by Moving Picture World synopsis

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17 November 1911 (USA)  »

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