The Phone Message (1916)

Dr. Carson had long wooed Daphne Standing, and at last they are married. There was one among the guests who did not wish them happiness and that was Laurelton, the rejected suitor. Daphne ... See full summary »

Director:

Allen Holubar

Writer:

Allen Holubar (scenario)

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Cast

Cast overview:
Allen Holubar ... Dr. Carson
Ruth Stonehouse ... Daphne Carson
Jack Holt ... Laurelton
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Storyline

Dr. Carson had long wooed Daphne Standing, and at last they are married. There was one among the guests who did not wish them happiness and that was Laurelton, the rejected suitor. Daphne and her husband go to their home. Laurelton's jealousy grows, and after drinking a great deal of liquor he resolves upon a desperate scheme. That night when Carson and his bride are talking over their future the phone rings and Carson is requested to hurry to his office as there has been an accident and he is badly needed. Hardly has he disappeared when Laurelton enters the apartment. Daphne fears him and takes refuge in a locked room. The man starts to break in the door. Carson arrives at his office and finds no one there but the porter. Daphne gets to the phone, and calling up the office, tells her husband to come quick. Laurelton has now broken in the door. She takes refuge in another locked room, but Laurelton again is pounding on the door. Carson rushes home and finds Laurelton trying to break ... Written by Moving Picture World synopsis

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Genres:

Short | Drama

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

21 July 1916 (USA) See more »

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Sound Mix:

Silent

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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