The Painted World (1914)

By one of those strange mistakes of nature, a child is born to Elois, an actress. The advent of the child, Yvette. arouses in Elois the one fine trait in her nature, a tremendous ... See full summary »

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Ralph Ince

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Cast

Cast overview:
Anita Stewart ... Yvette Murree
Julia Swayne Gordon ... Elois Murree
E.K. Lincoln ... Rex
Charles Kent
Harry Northrup ... Murree
Janice Cummings Janice Cummings ... Elois' Maid
R.A. Roberts R.A. Roberts ... Manager
Violet Davis Violet Davis ... The Child
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By one of those strange mistakes of nature, a child is born to Elois, an actress. The advent of the child, Yvette. arouses in Elois the one fine trait in her nature, a tremendous mother-love. To keep the child clean and to protect it from the influence of her life and that of its dissolute father, becomes the one passion of her soul. The moment comes when it is borne upon her forcibly that the child must be sent away. She sends Yvette to a fashionable boarding school, instilling in the child's mind that she is a lady and the daughter of a wealthy widow, travelling extensively. From her life at boarding school, Yvette dreads her visits home where she has to suffer the passionate, suffocating embrace and dreary companionship of a perfumed woman, her mother. On one of these visits she meets her father, under conditions so strange that she was gradually led to believe they were dreams, as her mother said, and the scar her mother carried across her eye, came to her in a fall. Her schooling... Written by Moving Picture World synopsis

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melodrama | theater | See All (2) »

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A Vivid Page from the Book of Broadway!

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Drama

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

26 September 1914 (USA) See more »

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Sound Mix:

Silent

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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