Although she loves Clive, a young lawyer, Margaret weds Deering to save her father from financial ruin, while passing years bring fame to Clive and result in his being elected district ... See full summary »

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Marin Sais ...
Margaret Laird
Frank Jonasson ...
Peter Laird - Margaret's Father
Thomas G. Lingham ...
Sidney Deering - a Gambler (as Thomas Lingham)
Edward Clisbee ...
Ramon - Deering's Partner
Paul Hurst ...
Garvin - a Crooked Politician (as Paul C. Hurst)
True Boardman ...
James W. Horne ...
Jack Green - Westcott's Secretary
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Although she loves Clive, a young lawyer, Margaret weds Deering to save her father from financial ruin, while passing years bring fame to Clive and result in his being elected district attorney, the man cannot forget Margaret. Deering conducts a magnificent gambling establishment in his mansion. His conduct toward Margaret causes her to hate him. In the meantime, having promised to break up the ring, headed by Garvin, which is protecting the gamblers, Clive arranges a raid upon the Deering establishment. Due to a leak, however, this raid comes to naught. While in the mansion, Clive comes face to face with Margaret. Deering watching the two, sees their old love well up anew. It causes the man to become more brutal than ever to his wife. The district attorney discovers his secretary to be the source of the leak which had frustrated the raid. A second raid proves successful. Before this takes place, Clive dispatches a note to Margaret urging her to leave before his men arrive. Deering, ... Written by Moving Picture World synopsis

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15 November 1915 (USA)  »

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Mansion of Despair  »

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