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Marooned on an island following a picnic, nurse Barbara Deming is victimized by Doctor Clayton, head of the hospital in which she works. After they are rescued, Clayton embarks on an arctic expedition led by Neil McClintock. Barbara gives... See more »

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Barbara Deming
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Dr. Clayton
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Mrs. Weber
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Neil McClintock
Nancy Caswell ...
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Edward LeSaint ... (as Edward J. Le Saint)

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Julia Burnham ... (story)
 
Denison Clift ... (writer)

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Friend Baker ... (as Friend F. Baker)

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Marooned on an island following a picnic, nurse Barbara Deming is victimized by Doctor Clayton, head of the hospital in which she works. After they are rescued, Clayton embarks on an arctic expedition led by Neil McClintock. Barbara gives birth to a daughter, who is secretly cared for by a fellow nurse. She later marries Neil without telling him about her daughter. Clayton visits the McClintock home, where he informs Neil of Barbara's secret. Meanwhile, her child becomes dangerously ill and Clayton saves her life. The doctor leaves for another arctic voyage, and Barbara's daughter becomes a part of the McClintock family. Written by AFI

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Taglines A story of sex unequality and woman's penalty. (Print Ad-Pittsburgh Press, ((Pittsburgh, Penna.)) 16 March 1919) See more »
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  • Shadows of Her Past (United States)
  • Fædrenes synd (Denmark)
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