A young woman at a crossroads is shown what her future would be like for each choice.

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A young woman, confronted by four options for proceeding in her life, is granted the ability to see what results would come from her choice of of the options. After she sees her future along three of the roads, she makes her choice. Written by Jim Beaver <jumblejim@prodigy.net>

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Gina Ashling: Father, nothing ever came of doing the wrong thing - even to save others.
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Eyes of Youth
Written by Irving Berlin, c. 1919
'selected by and dedicated to Clara Kimball Young in conjunction with the photo-play "Eyes of Youth" production distributed by Equity Pictures Corporation'
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Young plays numerous roles in an interesting spiritual film

The middle aged Clara Kimball Young is shown to advantage in this film. She is a wealthy woman who wants to marry for love but she has other choices also. Duty- to stay with her needy family. Ambition - to follow an opera career. Wealth - to marry for money. A Hindu comes out of nowhere and "shows" her the future - all these scenarios are played out and wouldn't you know it - in the end, she chooses poverty and love. Young is able to play a number of roles as her character winds up in different situations in each scenario. She is: a wealthy woman; an opera singer; a poor school teacher; a derelict - as well as the society woman she starts out as. Valentino has a small role as a gigolo hired to place her in a compromising situation in one of these fantasies - he is on screen for no more than six minutes and plays the role adequately. An interesting film worth watching for its screenplay and Young's performance.


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