The Selfish Woman (1916)

A young engineer, Tom Morley, is building a railroad through Imperial Valley. Tom's father also wants the job, and tries to persuade his son to give up the work, but Tom refuses. Tom falls ... See full summary »

Director:

E. Mason Hopper

Writers:

Hector Turnbull (screenplay), Hector Turnbull (story)

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Cast

Credited cast:
Wallace Reid ... Tom Morley
Cleo Ridgely ... Alice Hale Morley
Edythe Chapman ... Mrs. Hale (as Mrs. James Neill)
Charles Arling ... Thomas Morley Sr
Joe King ... Donald McKenzie
Jane Wolfe ... Indian Servant (as Jane Wolff)
William Elmer ... Jim
Horace B. Carpenter ... Mike
Bob Fleming Bob Fleming ... Foreman (as Robert Fleming)
Milton Brown Milton Brown ... Sheriff
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Dorothy Abril Dorothy Abril
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Storyline

A young engineer, Tom Morley, is building a railroad through Imperial Valley. Tom's father also wants the job, and tries to persuade his son to give up the work, but Tom refuses. Tom falls for a society girl named Alice Hale, who marries him to bring prestige to her family. Initially, Alice plots against Tom, but Tom wins her over and they work together to defeat those who are plotting to destroy Tom's work. Written by scsu1975

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Taglines:

Miss Ridgeley plays the daughter of a money-mad society woman. Giving her and the other feminine members of the company opportunity to display some of the latest fashions in evening gowns. Don't miss this picture. (Print Ad-The Urbana Democrat,((Urbana, Ohio)) 5 December 1916)

Genres:

Drama

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

9 July 1916 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

The Taming of Helen See more »

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Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Silent

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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