After a forward containing a plea for uniform divorce laws throughout the United States to be enacted, and claiming that some 600,000 marriages are illegal, June Redding ( Rosemary Theby ), the owner of a Western ranch, marries John Stark ( Lew Cody ), a lawyer, in New York. Soon Stark sinks into dissipation and withdraws money from June's bank account to support his bad habits. Enraged by his neglect and dishonesty, June leaves him and, unable to secure a New York State divorce, obtains one in Reno. Later, she marries Wayne Hearne ( Henry Woodward ), a man of fine character, and they have a child. Stark accidentally happens upon a law defining the illegality of his divorce and blackmails June with accusations of bigamy. After Hearne learns of the situation and thrashes Stark, the matter is brought to court, but the Supreme Court decides in Stark's favour. In a moment of frenzy, Hearne tries to shoot Stark who, escaping the gunshot, falls in front of a passing automobile and is killed, leaving the Hearnes to continue their happy family life.
This 1919 social/drama was produced by the Success Pictures Company, starring Lew Cody, Rosemary Theby and Henry Woodward. Are You Legally Married? was the first production from the Success Pictures Company and is now listed as unknown on the list of lost silent films.
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