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When Youth Meets Youth (1914)

Rinunzia (original title)
George Potter, a wealthy banker, disowns his only son Henry as the result of the boy's gambling escapades. Shortly afterward he meets Sylvia Gray, a young woman of great beauty and charm, ... See full summary »

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Soava Gallone
Antonio Gandusio
Lamberto Picasso
Ugo Piperno
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George Potter, a wealthy banker, disowns his only son Henry as the result of the boy's gambling escapades. Shortly afterward he meets Sylvia Gray, a young woman of great beauty and charm, and falls in love with her. She is fond of him, imagines herself really in love and promises to become his wife. Then she leaves for a short vacation in the South and there meets Henry, who is living under an assumed name. Ignorant that Sylvia is his father's fiancée, Henry falls in love with her and she returns his affection. A letter from Potter, saying that he is coming soon, awakens her to the seriousness of the situation and, loyal to her promise, she refuses to see Henry again. The boy is brokenhearted. An acquaintance, trying to console him, makes the remark that Sylvia is "not worth losing sleep over;" Henry resents the statement and, as both young men are hot-headed, a duel ensues. Potter arrives just in time to learn that his son has been badly wounded. The father rushes to the bedside of ... Written by Moving Picture World synopsis

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15 September 1914 (USA)  »

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