The Scarlet Crystal (1917)

Priscilla Worth, an innocent country girl, goes to the city to visit her aunt, a typical society butterfly, who has sent for her, thinking her child-like simplicity will afford a welcome ... See full summary »

Director:

Charles Swickard

Writer:

J. Grubb Alexander (scenario)

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Cast

Cast overview:
Herbert Rawlinson ... Vincent Morgan
Betty Schade ... Priscilla Worth
Dorothy Davenport ... Marie Delys
Raymond Whitaker ... Maxfield Durant
Marie Hazelton Marie Hazelton ... Peggy Lovel
Gertrude Astor ... Helen Forbes
Dick Ryan Dick Ryan ... Billy Van Duyn
Edith Johnson
Nicholas Dunaew
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Priscilla Worth, an innocent country girl, goes to the city to visit her aunt, a typical society butterfly, who has sent for her, thinking her child-like simplicity will afford a welcome relief to Vincent Morgan, a wealthy bachelor, and man about town. The plan works well. Vincent marries Priscilla, and takes her on a tour around the world. However, one of his sweethearts, Marie Delys, a vampire chorus girl, resents being cast aside; and after Vincent returns, although he struggles with his better nature, he again succumbs to her charm. Priscilla grieves, but the memory of his love keeps alive her faith. Maxfield Durant, an artist, who painted her portrait when she first came to the city, had also fallen in love with her, but before he declared his love, she accepted Vincent. He advertises for a model who is beautiful, but not of the brazen type, and secures Peggy Lovel, a girl from the slums. Both Vincent, who is having Marie's picture painted, and his friend, Billy Van Duyn, become ... Written by Moving Picture World synopsis

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Genres:

Drama | Crime

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Country:

USA

Language:

None | English

Release Date:

19 March 1917 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

O Véu Vermelho See more »

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Silent

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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