Greed (1917)

Eve Leslie and Adam Moore become interested in the stock market. Eve decides to try to add to her fortunes by plunging. Tempted by the sin of greed, Eve becomes reckless. At first she wins,... See full summary »

Director:

Theodore Marston

Writer:

Florence Morse Kingsley (story)
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Cast

Cast overview:
Nance O'Neil ... Alma
Shirley Mason ... Eve Leslie
Alfred Hickman ... 'Jimmie' Hobson
Harry Northrup ... 'Doc' Denton
Robert Elliott ... Richard Cole
George LeGuere ... Adam Moore
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Eve Leslie and Adam Moore become interested in the stock market. Eve decides to try to add to her fortunes by plunging. Tempted by the sin of greed, Eve becomes reckless. At first she wins, then she begins to lose, and desperately tries to recover her losses. She meets Alma, who formerly was a party to illegal stock transactions, but who is now living an honorable life. Alma is discovered by Denton, who formerly was connected and who knows her history. Denton is wanted by the police. He blackmails Alma. Eve and Adam become involved with their friend, Alma, who hates Denton. Denton wants her to marry him and after she refuses, finally turns to Eve. Denton gives a sensational party, during which the men, as a stunt, put aside all their money and choose partners. Each couple is given a dime and told to go out into the city, spend it as adventurously as possible and return to tell their experiences. Eve is paired with Denton and Alma with Adam. The novel plan develops exciting incidents. ... Written by Moving Picture World synopsis

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

12 February 1917 (USA) See more »

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McClure Publishing Co. See more »
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Sound Mix:

Silent

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Episode 3 of 7 of the "Seven Deadly Sins" series. See more »

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Follows Envy (1917) See more »

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