The Peyton family consists of Claudia, an only child, and her father, John, a man of the world, who is supporting in luxury Laura Brandon. Claudia chides Sanford King, a young attorney and ... See full summary »

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June Elvidge ...
Claudia Payton
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Sanford King
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Jerome Landis
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Harry Landis
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Schuyler Payton
Eloise Clement ...
Laura Brandon
Charles Dungan ...
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The Peyton family consists of Claudia, an only child, and her father, John, a man of the world, who is supporting in luxury Laura Brandon. Claudia chides Sanford King, a young attorney and legal adviser to the Payton family because he permits his law practice to take him away from his friends. Jerome Landis, a wealthy widower, proposes to Claudia; she refuses him. Payton loses heavily in the stock market, and informs Claudia that if financial assistance is not forthcoming they will be paupers. To save her father, Claudia accepts the wealthy Landis, and they are soon married. At a luncheon, Laura meets Harry Landis, nephew of Jerome Landis, and invites him to her apartment. While the newlyweds are on their honeymoon Harry becomes entangled in the toils of Laura. He makes a demand for money on his uncle, which is refused. Harry tells his uncle that the reason why he is not able to help him out is due to the latter's butterfly wife, who married him for his money. Landis becomes ... Written by Moving Picture World synopsis

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17 December 1917 (USA)  »

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