A peasant girl sent to make a claim on her family's ancestral home in England's Wessex is seduced and left with child by its current owner.

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Minnie Maddern Fiske ...
Tess Durbeyfield (as Mrs. Fiske)
Raymond Bond ...
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Mary Barker ...
James Gordon ...
Maggie Weston ...
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Katherine Griffith ...
Franklin Hall ...
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J. Liston ...
Boots Wall ...
Caroline Darling ...
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Justina Huff ...
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Poor farmer Durbeyfield has been told by the village parson that he has noble relatives : the D'Urbervilles. His wife decides to send their daughter Tess to them in order to make a claim on their family's ancestral home in Wessex. Alec D'Urberville, the son of the squire, gives the girl a job but he also seduces her. Tess is soon pregnant but the baby dies and Alec forsakes her. She later marries Angel, the son of a parson, but their marriage will not be a happy one... Written by Guy Bellinger

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Drama | Romance

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1 September 1913 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Egy tiszta nő  »

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1.33 : 1
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This is a lost film. See more »

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Version of Tess of the D'Urbervilles (1998) See more »

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