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For Better, for Worse (1919)

 -  Drama  -  27 April 1919 (USA)
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Dr. Edward Meade and friend Richard Burton both love Sylvia Norcross. Both enlist in the military, but Meade stays back to care for deformed children. Sylvia thinks him a coward and marries... See full summary »

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Complete credited cast:
Elliott Dexter ...
Dr. Edward Meade
Tom Forman ...
Richard Burton
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Sylvia Norcross
Sylvia Ashton ...
Sylvia's Aunt
Raymond Hatton ...
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Theodore Roberts ...
Hospital Head
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Betty Hoyt
Winter Hall ...
Doctor
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Crusader
Fred Huntley ...
Colonial Soldier
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Dr. Edward Meade and friend Richard Burton both love Sylvia Norcross. Both enlist in the military, but Meade stays back to care for deformed children. Sylvia thinks him a coward and marries Burton. After Burton is presumed dead, Meade and Sylvia are to wed, but Burton returns maimed and scarred. Written by Ed Stephan <stephan@cc.wwu.edu>

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Gloria Swanson and Bebe Daniels
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Now that Swanson was DeMille's leading lady, Cecil had his eye on Bebe Daniels from the Harold Lloyd short films. He decided to enlist her skills in his next project, 'Male and Female', and put her alongside Gloria Swanson. In DeMille's early films, they did not belong in his canon, but in the canon of his stars like Gloria Swanson, Bebe Daniels and Mary Pickford.


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