The Last Sentence (1917)

George Crosby, a New York lawyer, with a passion for painting, wearied of his legal duties, sails for Brittany, where he meets Renée Kerouac, a fisher-maiden, and sketches her as a Corregan... See full summary »

Director:

Ben Turbett

Writers:

Maxwell Gray (novel), Edward H. Griffith (scenario)

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Marc McDermott ... George Crosby
Miriam Nesbitt ... Cynthia Ford
Grace Williams Grace Williams ... Renée Kerouac
Herbert Prior ... Hoel Calloc
Florence Stover Florence Stover ... Mrs. Crosby
Gladys Gane Gladys Gane ... Georgiana
Elaine Ivans Elaine Ivans ... Georgette
Raymond McKee ... Val Lewis
Margery Bonney Erskine Margery Bonney Erskine ... Mrs. Lewis
Jessie Stevens Jessie Stevens ... Mére Kerouac
William Wadsworth ... Pére Kerouac
Fred Jones Fred Jones ... Raoul Kerouac
Mrs. Stuart Mrs. Stuart ... Fisher Woman
Janet Dawley Janet Dawley ... Fisher Child
Joan Morgan Joan Morgan ... Fisher Child
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Storyline

George Crosby, a New York lawyer, with a passion for painting, wearied of his legal duties, sails for Brittany, where he meets Renée Kerouac, a fisher-maiden, and sketches her as a Corregan, a fairy who destroys the men who refuse her love. Hoel Kalloc, her betrothed, becomes jealous, and George marries her, after saving her from Hoel's brutality. He soon realizes her inferiority and the impossibility of introducing her as his wife; so he sends her to a convent to be educated, promising to send for her as soon as she has acquired the polish necessary in his sphere of life. Returning to America, he keeps his marriage a secret and is struggling to forget, when he receives a note that a girl, who she has named after him, has been born to her. George later meets Cynthia Ford, with whom he falls in love, and on receiving word of the death of Renée and the baby in a fire in the convent, they become betrothed. However, during the following winter, Renée reappears, and when George denies that... Written by Moving Picture World synopsis

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Genres:

Drama

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Country:

USA

Release Date:

1 January 1917 (USA) See more »

Company Credits

Production Co:

Thomas A. Edison See more »
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Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Silent

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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