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Where Are My Children? (1916)

Approved | | Drama | May 1916 (USA)
A District Attorney's outspoken stand on abortion gets him in trouble with the local community.


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Complete credited cast:
District Attorney Richard Walton (as Mr. Tyrone Power)
Mrs. Tyrone Power ...
Mrs. Richard Walton (as Helen Riaume)
Marie Walcamp ...
Mrs. William Carlo
Cora Drew ...
Walton's Housekeeper
Rena Rogers ...
Lillian - Housekeeper's Daughter
A.D. Blake ...
Roger - Mrs. Walton's Brother
Juan de la Cruz ...
Dr. Herman Malfit
C. Norman Hammond ...
Dr. William Homer
William J. Hope ...
Richard's Brother-in-Law - a Eugenic Husband
Marjorie Blynn ...
Richard's Sister - a Eugenic Wife
William Haben ...
Dr. Gilding


While prosecuting a physician for the death of a client after an abortion, the district attorney discovers that his wife helped her society friends and the daughter of her maid obtain and pay for abortions from the physician (and was perhaps herself also a client.) Written by Anonymous

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The character Mrs. William Carlo was originally called Mrs. William Brandt, but a New York socialite of the same name objected to its use so all references were changed shortly before the film's release. See more »


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3 December 2000 | by (Cleveland, OH) – See all my reviews

What audiences of 80-plus years ago must have thought of this film is unimaginable....very provocative, powerfully written and acted. With a few expansions the story could even be interesting today: pro-life District Attorney finds out the secret behind all the childless marriages in his party-hopping wife's social circle. Final scene so bittersweet..and on the lighter side, some excellent women's fashion from the era in costuming. Highest recommendation.

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