2 user

Two Daughters of Eve (1912)

Calumny is one of the most despicable crimes against our neighbor, and while the wife in this story acted conventionally, she nevertheless maligned the other woman simply because of her ... See full summary »





Add Image Add an image

Do you have any images for this title?

Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Drama | History | War
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  

The Stoneman family finds its friendship with the Camerons affected by the Civil War, both fighting in opposite armies. The development of the war in their lives plays through to Lincoln's assassination and the birth of the Ku Klux Klan.

Director: D.W. Griffith
Stars: Lillian Gish, Mae Marsh, Henry B. Walthall
Drama | History
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8/10 X  

The story of a poor young woman, separated by prejudice from her husband and baby, is interwoven with tales of intolerance from throughout history.

Director: D.W. Griffith
Stars: Lillian Gish, Robert Harron, Mae Marsh
My Baby (1912)
Short | Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  

When the double wedding takes two daughters away from the old man at once, the youngest, now the only one left, in outraged spirit promises never to leave her father, but soon she too is ... See full summary »

Director: D.W. Griffith
Stars: Mary Pickford, Henry B. Walthall, Eldean Steuart
Short | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6/10 X  

A lonely young woman lives with her strict father who forbids her to wear make-up. One day at an ice cream social, she meets a young man you seems interested in her. However, unknown to her... See full summary »

Director: D.W. Griffith
Stars: Blanche Sweet, Madge Kirby, Charles Hill Mailes


Credited cast:
The Father
The Mother
Florence Geneva ...
The Actress
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Gertrude Bambrick ...
Kathleen Butler ...
Christy Cabanne ...
The Driver (as W. Christy Cabanne)
In Audience
In Theatre Crowd
In Theatre Crowd
Mary Gish ...
In Theatre Crowd
At Stage Door
At Stage Door
Harry Hyde ...
In Audience
Marion Kerby


Calumny is one of the most despicable crimes against our neighbor, and while the wife in this story acted conventionally, she nevertheless maligned the other woman simply because of her profession, an actress. While out on a shopping tour, the wife and her husband enter a store, leaving their little child in the auto in the care of the chauffeur. This gentleman pays but scant attention to the child, so the little one wanders off and strolls into the stage door of a theater during the matinee. The parents upon their return to the auto discover the child's absence and trace him to the theater stage, where they find him in the arms of one of the show girls. The mother matches the child from the girl's arms, scornfully exclaiming, "How dare you contaminate my child with your touch?" For this remark, together with the derisive laughter it occasions, the girl vows to be avenged. Written by Moving Picture World synopsis

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Plot Keywords:

backstage | melodrama | theater | See All (3) »


Drama | Short





Release Date:

19 September 1912 (USA)  »

Filming Locations:

Company Credits

Production Co:

Show more on  »

Technical Specs


Sound Mix:

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
See  »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

Biograph has put over another Biograph
11 February 2017 | by See all my reviews

There are persons in the picture industry and out of it who bewail the fact that the personnel of the Biograph Company has undergone changes. So it has. Good people have gone to other companies. Likewise, good people have returned, and also good people have made their debut. In this picture it may truly be said that Biograph has put over another Biograph. It is a story with a wallop, to borrow a term from the bowlers. There is a triangle, to be sure, but the third member was drawn into it through motives of revenge, and perhaps measurably justifiable. A little child, left alone for a moment by its parents, gets out of a machine and wanders into the wings of a theater. The mother in her search for the little one, discovers her in the arms of an actress, extremely decollete, by the way, and denounces the stage girl for contaminating her child. The father remonstrates with the mother and apologizes to the actress. The next night the father has a front seat at the show. There are effective scenes showing the theater and the audience, and flashes of the stage and the dance; the father and the actress exchange glances. The friendship is formed, the mother takes the child and goes out for herself; the father meets with financial reverses, the girl throws him over. The mother, as a last resort, seeks employment in the chorus. There she comes face to face with the third corner. The manner of the actress, scornful and sneering at first, changes to pity. She puts out her hands to a sister in distress. The stage girl takes from her neck and arms the jewels the husband had given her and forces them on the wife; she goes to the wretched home of the mother with her. "Now may I kiss the baby?" inquires the actress. Yes, she may. The stage woman does more. She meets the husband, and sends him to his wife. There is a strong scene, ending in reconciliation. The stage girl is new to the company. She is an acquisition. The work of the mother is powerful; she has never been seen to better advantage. Mr. Walthall took the role of the husband; he also was at his best. - The Moving Picture World, October 5, 1912

0 of 0 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?
Review this title | See all 2 user reviews »

Contribute to This Page

IMDb's Top 10 Stars of 2017

"The IMDb Show" connects the dots between IMDb's Top 10 Stars of 2017 and unwraps some of the most memorable and festive animated holiday specials.

Watch now