Eight hours is not a very long time, yet it completely changed the lives of a girl and a man. A man's life was fanned out by fate, criminals were caught and punished, and a battle of wits ... See full summary »

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John Delancey Curtis
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Lady Hermione
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Horace P. Curtis (as John H. Cossar)
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Mrs. Horace P. Curtis
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Marcelle
Howard Watrous ...
Henry R. Hunter
Thomas Commerford ...
The Earl of Vallefort
Rapley Holmes ...
Count Vassilan
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Jean de Curtois
E.J. Babille ...
Antonie Lamotte (as Edward Babille)
Charles Hitchcock ...
Gregory Martiny
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Ferdinand Rossi (as M.C. Von Betz)
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Howard Devar, Curtis' Friend
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Chief Detective Steingall
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Eight hours is not a very long time, yet it completely changed the lives of a girl and a man. A man's life was fanned out by fate, criminals were caught and punished, and a battle of wits took place, while the mystery baffled New York City. The Earl of Valletort insisted that his daughter, Lady Hermione, marry a Hungarian Count. The Count saw a clear path to the throne of his country. Money was necessary; he must have wealth; thus his choice of Lady Hermione. The Earl himself had no money. When his wife passed away she left every dollar, and a big estate it was, to her daughter. The Count promises to do wonders for the girl if the latter would arrange to have his daughter marry him. The Earl tries to force his daughter to marry the Count, but he was not the man of her heart, so she escaped to America. She considered the marriage vile, and would avoid it at any cost. She took with her a plotting Frenchman, who was known to her father. She was not aware of this at the time, so when she ... Written by Moving Picture World synopsis

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18 July 1914 (USA)  »

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One Wonderful Night (You Told Me You Loved Me)
words by E. Clinton Keithley & Joe Lyons
music by Clarence M. Jones, c. 1914
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