An Accursed Inheritance (1911)

Le poison de l'humanité (original title)
Morin, an honest workingman, is addicted to liquor. Truly, his wife is the one who suffers. The latter has brought up their son Marcel, who very soon becomes an able engineer. His employer ... See full summary »

Directors:

Emile Chautard, Victorin-Hippolyte Jasset (as Victorin Jasset)

Writers:

Emile Chautard, Victorin-Hippolyte Jasset (as Victorin Jasset)

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Cast

Credited cast:
Edmond Duquesne Edmond Duquesne ... Le père Morin
Suzanne Revonne Suzanne Revonne ... Suzanne
Marcel Deschamps Marcel Deschamps ... Le fils Morin
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Emile Chautard
Gilbert Dalleu Gilbert Dalleu
Henri Gouget Henri Gouget
Cécile Guyon
Polaire
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Storyline

Morin, an honest workingman, is addicted to liquor. Truly, his wife is the one who suffers. The latter has brought up their son Marcel, who very soon becomes an able engineer. His employer takes an interest in him, and gradually he advances himself to a responsible position in the manufacturing plant where he is employed. While testing out a new machine, Marcel Morin is congratulated by all the engineers and Suzanne, the employer's daughter, heartily congratulates him. Suzanne is fond of the young man, but her father does not favor a possible alliance between the two. To end their love affair, he decides to send the young man away. After a touching farewell between the young lovers. Marcel leaves for Chile, his father and mother accompanying him to the railroad station. On their way home, both very depressed, the elder Morin does not hesitate to drown his sorrows at the bar, while his good wife waits without. In an altercation over a game of cards, he is again seized by one of his ... Written by Moving Picture World synopsis

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Genres:

Short | Drama

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Country:

France

Language:

French

Release Date:

10 March 1912 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Alcohol: The Poison of Humanity See more »

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Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Silent

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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