Dorian's Divorce (1916)

Dorian Keene, a broker, who has lost most of his money in Wall Street, and his wife, Florence, dissatisfied with her lot, wants a divorce. Out of his great love for her, Dorian agrees to ... See full summary »

Director:

O.A.C. Lund

Writer:

O.A.C. Lund (scenario)

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Cast

Cast overview:
Lionel Barrymore ... Richard Dorian
Grace Valentine ... Mrs. Dorian
Edgar L. Davenport Edgar L. Davenport ... Theodore Sanders
William B. Davidson ... Henry Morgan (as William Davidson)
Louis Wolheim ... Capt. Ross (as L. Robert Wolheim)
Lindsay J. Hall Lindsay J. Hall ... B.G. Holding
Bert Starkey Bert Starkey ... Puck (as Buckley Starkey)
John Leach John Leach
Jerome N. Wilson Jerome N. Wilson ... (as Jerome Wilson)
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Dorian Keene, a broker, who has lost most of his money in Wall Street, and his wife, Florence, dissatisfied with her lot, wants a divorce. Out of his great love for her, Dorian agrees to allow her to have it. While the papers are being prepared Sanders, Florence's god-father, confesses to Dorian that he has misappropriated funds belonging to Florence. He fears an exposure, since she is getting a divorce, and may demand an accounting. Dorian promises to do what he can to protect Sanders. They go to Dorian's hunting lodge, where Florence agrees to meet Dorian with her lawyer. There Sanders weakens and tells Florence of the missing funds. She turns upon him in a violent temper. A maid hears them quarreling and soon afterward hears a shot. Hurrying into the room she finds Sanders dead with a bullet wound in his temple. She tells Dorian that Florence has killed Sanders. In his devotion to his wife, Dorian takes the blame for the crime. Then he escapes in an automobile. Down the road Dorian... Written by Moving Picture World synopsis

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Showing the Odd Way Devised to Secure a Divorce and Its Interruption by Fate. (Print Ad- Duluth Herald, ((Duluth, Minn.)) 22 July 1916)

Genres:

Drama

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

5 June 1916 (USA) See more »

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Rolfe Photoplays See more »
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Sound Mix:

Silent

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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