6.7/10
47

A Butterfly on the Wheel (1915)

Peggy Admaston and her husband are socialites whose happy marriage quickly deteriorates as Admaston neglects his young wife for business matters, and is unaware of her loneliness and ... See full summary »

Director:

Maurice Tourneur

Writers:

Edward Hemmerde (play), E. Magnus Ingleton (as E.M. Ingleton) | 1 more credit »

Photos

Learn more

More Like This 

Shattered (2007)
Crime | Drama | Mystery
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  

A perfect family's dynamic is ruined by a kidnapper's brutally efficient plot.

Director: Mike Barker
Stars: Pierce Brosnan, Maria Bello, Gerard Butler
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.7/10 X  

George seeks refuge at Bellevue Hospital, a Manhattan intake center for homeless men, where his friendship with a fellow client helps him try to repair his relationship with his estranged daughter.

Director: Oren Moverman
Stars: Richard Gere, Ben Vereen, Jena Malone
The Liability (2012)
Comedy | Crime | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.9/10 X  

When 19-year-old Adam agrees to do a day's driving for his mum's gangster boyfriend Peter, it takes him on a 24-hour journey into a nightmarish world of murder, sex trafficking and revenge, in the company of aging hit man Roy.

Director: Craig Viveiros
Stars: Tim Roth, Jack O'Connell, Peter Mullan
Boulevard (2014)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.8/10 X  

A devoted husband in a marriage of convenience is forced to confront his secret life.

Director: Dito Montiel
Stars: Robin Williams, Roberto Aguire, Kathy Baker
Shattered (1991)
Crime | Drama | Mystery
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  

After a horrific car wreck leaves him an amnesiac, a man slowly begins to unravel his shocking past.

Director: Wolfgang Petersen
Stars: Tom Berenger, Bob Hoskins, Greta Scacchi
Goldstone (2016)
Crime | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  

Indigenous Detective Jay Swan arrives in the frontier town of Goldstone on a missing persons inquiry. What seems like a simple light duty investigation opens a web of crime and corruption. ... See full summary »

Director: Ivan Sen
Stars: Aaron Pedersen, Alex Russell, Jacki Weaver
Henry's Crime (2010)
Comedy | Crime | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6/10 X  

Released from prison for a crime he didn't commit, an ex-con targets the same bank he was sent away for robbing.

Director: Malcolm Venville
Stars: Keanu Reeves, Vera Farmiga, James Caan
Drama | Horror | Mystery
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  

In the dark corridors of Félix's house, an intruder is hiding. Is he real, or is he a manifestation inside the obscure maze of his mind?

Director: Guillem Morales
Stars: Andoni Gracia, Mónica López, Francesc Garrido
Black Snow (2017)
Crime | Drama | Mystery
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  

Accused of killing his brother during adolescence, Salvador lives alone in the middle of Patagonia. Several decades later, his brother Marcos and his sister-in-law Laura, come to convince him to sell the lands they share by inheritance.

Director: Martin Hodara
Stars: Leonardo Sbaraglia, Laia Costa, Ricardo Darín
High-Rise (2015)
Drama | Sci-Fi
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.6/10 X  

Life for the residents of a tower block begins to run out of control.

Director: Ben Wheatley
Stars: Tom Hiddleston, Jeremy Irons, Sienna Miller
You Kill Me (2007)
Comedy | Crime | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  

While drying out on the West Coast, an alcoholic hitman befriends a tart-tongued woman who might just come in handy when it's time for him to return to Buffalo and settle some old scores.

Director: John Dahl
Stars: Ben Kingsley, Téa Leoni, Luke Wilson
Devil's Knot (2013)
Biography | Crime | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.1/10 X  

The savage murders of three young children sparks a controversial trial of three teenagers accused of killing the kids as part of a Satanic ritual.

Director: Atom Egoyan
Stars: Colin Firth, Reese Witherspoon, Alessandro Nivola
Edit

Cast

Cast overview:
Holbrook Blinn ... Mr. Admaston
Vivian Martin ... Peggy Admaston
George Relph George Relph ... Collingwood
June Elvidge ... Lady Attwill
Johnny Hines ... (as John Hines)
Edit

Storyline

Peggy Admaston and her husband are socialites whose happy marriage quickly deteriorates as Admaston neglects his young wife for business matters, and is unaware of her loneliness and vulnerability. When Peggy is wooed by Admaston's friend Collingwood, who acts on his feelings without regard to consequences, she grows fond of him, but remains faithful to Admaston. After socialite Lady Attwill causes Admaston to doubt his wife's fidelity, his suspicions are furthered when a fire erupts one evening at the theater, and Admaston returns home unexpectedly to find that Peggy, who refused to accompany him because she said that she did not feel well, entertained a male visitor that evening. Admaston arranges to trap Peggy and Collingwood together at a country roadhouse, and begins divorce proceedings based on the resulting strong circumstantial evidence. Later, Lady Attwill convinces Admaston that Peggy's friendship with Collingwood was innocent and the couple is reunited. Written by Pamela Short

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Taglines:

A great fire panic unrivalled in reality. A soul-stirring story of society life. Superb staging and photography. (Print Ad- Daily Colonist, ((Victoria, BC)) 2 January 1916)

Genres:

Drama

Edit

Details

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

15 November 1915 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Brincar com o Fogo See more »

Company Credits

Show more on IMDbPro »

Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Silent

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
See full technical specs »
Edit

Did You Know?

Trivia

A Butterfly on the Wheel ( 1915 ) is a lost silent film. See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

Contribute to This Page

Free Movies and TV Shows You Can Watch Now

On IMDb TV, you can catch Hollywood hits and popular TV series at no cost. Select any poster below to play the movie, totally free!

Browse free movies and TV series



Recently Viewed