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The Tenth Commandment (1914)

The action of the play, briefly told, relates the conditions arising in the home of an ambitious doctor which caused his wife to leave him. The wife was not bad. She was just selfish and ... See full summary »

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The Doctor
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William Welsh ...
Brown - the Drifter
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Mrs. Allen Walker ...
The Wife's Mother
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The action of the play, briefly told, relates the conditions arising in the home of an ambitious doctor which caused his wife to leave him. The wife was not bad. She was just selfish and demanded more attention from her husband than he could conscientiously give. Incidentally, there was a nurse in the employ of the doctor whom the wife believed she had reasons to be jealous of. True, this nurse loved the young doctor, but aside from the interest she aroused because of her intelligent and efficient work, the doctor paid little attention to her. When the final separation came between the doctor and his wife there was another man, Brown, who was mixed up in it. He had whispered things into the ear of the wife, those things which would tend to make her unhappy and dissatisfied. Brown coveted the wife for himself. However, the only thing Brown managed to do was to compromise the name of the wife sufficiently to turn the heart of the husband against her when the baby came. She had returned ... Written by Moving Picture World synopsis

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1 October 1914 (USA)  »

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Thou Shalt Not Covet  »

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The Tenth Commandment is 'Thou Shalt Not Covet Thy Neighbor's Wife'. See more »

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