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The Children Pay (1916)

As part of a divorce settlement, Theodore Ainsley gets custody of his older daughter Millicent, and his wife Elinor gets younger sister Jean. The two girls, normally inseparable, can't bear... See full summary »

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Cast

Cast overview:
Lillian Gish ... Millicent
Violet Wilkey Violet Wilkey ... Jean - Millicent's sister
Keith Armour Keith Armour ... Horace Craig
Ralph Lewis ... Theodore Ainsley - the Girls' Father
Loyola O'Connor Loyola O'Connor ... Elinor Ainsley - The Girls' Mother
Alma Rubens ... Editha - The Girls' Stepmother
Jennie Lee ... Susan - the Girls' Governess
Robert Lohmeyer Robert Lohmeyer ... Signor Zucca
Carl Stockdale ... Judge Mason
Tom Wilson Tom Wilson ... Officer
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As part of a divorce settlement, Theodore Ainsley gets custody of his older daughter Millicent, and his wife Elinor gets younger sister Jean. The two girls, normally inseparable, can't bear to be away from each other and run away together, but are soon caught by the authorities. Another custody hearing ensues, during which the girls' attorney Horace Craig makes an unusual, and somewhat shocking, proposal. Written by frankfob2@yahoo.com

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

26 November 1916 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Les parents fautent, les enfants paient See more »

Company Credits

Production Co:

Fine Arts Film Company See more »
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Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Silent

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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