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The Duchess of Langeais (1910)

La duchesse de Langeais (original title)
The Duchess de Langeais was one of the reigning belles of Paris, the pet of society, the envy of the women and the admiration of all the men. Her many conquests led her to believe herself ... See full summary »

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André Calmettes
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The Duchess de Langeais was one of the reigning belles of Paris, the pet of society, the envy of the women and the admiration of all the men. Her many conquests led her to believe herself to be irresistible, and when the famous General de Meyran failed to appreciate her charms, her vanity was piqued, and she determined to not only humble him in her own eyes, but in the eyes of all her friends. She had met him at an assembly at a friend's home, where he seemed to be suffering from ennui. Nothing amused this blasé soldier, the music was poor, the chattering of the ladies was uninteresting, and altogether he seemed to be having a very poor time. So distinguished did he appear that the Duchess desired that he be presented to her. This was done, but the General, instead of seeming pleased, immediately makes his adieus and takes his departure. The character of the General in its calmness and dignity is a distinct contrast to the nature of the frivolous Duchess, and his coldness determines ... Written by Moving Picture World synopsis

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6 April 1910 (USA)  »

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Released in the US as a split reel along with The Vintage (1909). See more »

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