A Child for Sale (1920)

A struggling artist in Greewich Village is devastated when his wife dies. Left with two children and with little money to support them, in desperation he sells one of them to a childless ... See full summary »

Director:

Ivan Abramson

Writers:

Ivan Abramson (screenplay), Ivan Abramson (story)

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Cast

Cast overview:
Gladys Leslie ... Ruth Gardner
Creighton Hale ... Charles Stoddard
Bobby Connelly ... Walter Stoddard
Julia Swayne Gordon ... Paula Harrison
Anna Lehr ... Catherine Bell
William H. Tooker ... William Harrison (as William Tooker)
William B. Davidson ... Dr. Gordon (as William Davidson)
Ruth Sullivan Ruth Sullivan ... Sylvia Stoddard
William Bechtel
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A struggling artist in Greewich Village is devastated when his wife dies. Left with two children and with little money to support them, in desperation he sells one of them to a childless but wealthy couple. When he realizes what he has done, he determines not to go through with the "deal". Written by frankfob2@yahoo.com

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child selling | melodrama | See All (2) »

Taglines:

MAN stops at nothing! Progress, no matter what it costs. But is it progress; is it the age of enlightenment, when community indifference creates of fails to remedy conditions, under which parents are forced to sell their children on the open market in order to save them from grim want? (Print Ad- Sunday Sun, ((Vancouver, BC)) 5 June 1921)

Genres:

Drama

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Country:

USA

Language:

None | English

Release Date:

April 1920 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Ett hem utan mor See more »

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Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Silent

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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