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The Green-Eyed Monster (1914)

Velma, the lighthouse keeper's daughter, and Clem Curtis, a sailor, are engaged to be married. Clem has one weakness, an appetite for liquor, but he has promised Velma that he will stop. ... See full summary »

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Velma - the Lighthouse Keeper's Daughter
Lee Shumway ...
Glen Curtis - Velma's Fiance (unconfirmed)
George Stanley ...
Dr. Carlson
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Velma, the lighthouse keeper's daughter, and Clem Curtis, a sailor, are engaged to be married. Clem has one weakness, an appetite for liquor, but he has promised Velma that he will stop. Returning from a voyage he goes to see the girl with the odor of liquor on his breath. This precipitates a quarrel. Later Velma's father suffers a slight stroke of paralysis while in the tower and she goes in haste to the mainland to fetch a doctor. The only physician in the village has gone away for a week. Meanwhile Dr. Carlson, a retired physician, steams into port on his private yacht. He and Velma meet at the landing and her distraction leads him to offer his assistance and goes with her to attend her father. As he is leaving the lighthouse he is seen by Curtis, who has returned to try to make up the quarrel. Curtis jumps at the conclusion that he has a rival and accuses Velma, who takes quick advantage of the situation. Thinking that by making Clem jealous she may spur him to reformation she ... Written by Moving Picture World synopsis

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9 October 1914 (USA)  »

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