Patricia Fentriss, the flapper daughter of a wealthy family, is in love with Cary Scott, a former lover of her mother's. She refuses to marry him, because she believes marriage is the death of all love. At a yachting party given by a profligate violinist, she faces real evil. Her better self asserts itself. She jumps into the river. A sailor rescues her, and she returns to Scott.
Exhibitor's Trade Review (December 1923)
The startling book to which the author dared not sign his own name!
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Did You Know?
(1923), The Sheik
(1921), and Black Oxen
(1923) were often cited by contemporary writers such as F. Scott Fitzgerald
as the three cinematic works which defined the cultural zeitgeist of Jazz Age. A century later, only The Sheik (1921) has survived in its entirety. See more
I vote to light up the swimming pool and take a plunge - anyway we like!
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