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Whom the Gods Would Destroy (1915)

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James Rice and John Strong are partners in the firm of Rice & Strong, mining engineers. Rice is gentle and generous except in business where he never allows sentiment to become a part of it... See full summary »

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Joseph W. Smiley ...
John Strong
George Soule Spencer ...
Rice - Strong's Partner (as George S. Spencer)
Francis Joyner ...
Tom Rice - the Brother
Ruth Bryan ...
Nell Strong
Lila Leslie ...
Laska (as Lilie Leslie)
William A. Cohill ...
Laska's Father
John Smiley ...
Detective Whitaker
Percy Winter ...
The Druggist
Betty Brice ...
Lucille (as Rosetta Brice)
Florence Williams
James Cassady
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James Rice and John Strong are partners in the firm of Rice & Strong, mining engineers. Rice is gentle and generous except in business where he never allows sentiment to become a part of it. He is a widower with an only son whom he maintains in a sumptuous home so that he may be well provided for when Nell Strong shall have become his wife. Plans, however, become disarranged by the winning of Rice's heart by Laska Ayon, a wealthy Brazilian visiting the United States with her father. She eventually becomes engaged to Rice. Strong is the direct antithesis of Rice, both in morals and business, and has often been unscrupulous and cunning enough to conceal his shortcomings from Rice. Although a married man, he maintains an Oriental studio which it pleases him to call Bohemia. Excesses and bad speculation place him on the verge of bankruptcy. He requests a large loan from his partner, but Rice tells him he must secure the money elsewhere. The partnership agreement specifies that when one of... Written by Moving Picture World synopsis

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8 July 1915 (USA)  »

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