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The Answer of the Roses (1911)

Antonio, an old peasant, lives in his cottage with his son Nello, and his two nieces, Nina and Stella. Nello fervently loves Nina and is loved by her in return. Stella is passionately in ... See full summary »
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Leo Delaney ...
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Stella
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Antonio, an old peasant, lives in his cottage with his son Nello, and his two nieces, Nina and Stella. Nello fervently loves Nina and is loved by her in return. Stella is passionately in love with Nello, who treats her as a child. Nello and Nina plight their troth with the red roses of June, and they are the one emblem of undying love with them. Nello gets an offer from a wealthy uncle to go to Naples to study a profession. He accepts, and promises to write Nina, bidding her to send him, from time to time, a red rose, to tell him that she still loves him. Two years pass and old Antonio dies. It is too far for Nello to come from Naples to visit his cousins, but he tells the girls to keep the cottage, live in it and he will supply their needs. Stella's love for Nello grows stronger and she resolves to separate him and Nina if she can. She goes to the post office, receives the letters written by Nello to Nina, destroys them and then tells Nina that Nello has not written her. Nina, ... Written by Moving Picture World synopsis

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13 October 1911 (USA)  »

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