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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
30 October 2001 | by (London, England) – See all my reviews

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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