The Sporting Duchess (1915)

Lord Desborough and Captain Mostyn, both officers in the same regiment, are suitors for the hand of Muriel. Desborough wins and marries her, and thereby incurs the everlasting enmity of his... See full summary »

Director:

Barry O'Neil

Writers:

Clay M. Greene (scenario), Henry Hamilton (play) | 2 more credits »
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Cast

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Rose Coghlan ... The Sporting Duchess
Ethel Clayton ... Lady Muriel Desborough
Betty Brice ... Vivian Darville
Frankie Mann Frankie Mann ... Annette Donnelly
Florence Williams Florence Williams ... Mrs. Donnelly
Charles Brandt ... Col. Donnelly
Ruth Bryan Ruth Bryan ... Mary Aylmer
James Daly ... Mr. Aylmer
George Soule Spencer ... Lord Desborough
Ferdinand Tidmarsh Ferdinand Tidmarsh ... Capt. Mostyn
Joseph Kaufman ... Rupert Lee
Clarence Elmer ... Dick Hammond
Alan Quinn Alan Quinn ... Dr. Streatfield
Brooks McCloskey Brooks McCloskey ... Harold Desborough
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Lord Desborough and Captain Mostyn, both officers in the same regiment, are suitors for the hand of Muriel. Desborough wins and marries her, and thereby incurs the everlasting enmity of his rival. Their regiment is ordered to India, where Desborough falls under the wiles of an adventuress named Vivian Darville. His flirtation is duly reported to the absent wife by Mostyn, and the resultant future trouble between husband and wife, is fanned into flame by the jealousy of Rupert Lee, a young officer whom Vivian has driven to drink by her broken promises. On the return of the regiment to England the Desboroughs open their magnificent home, Desborough Hall, where in spite of the fact that Desborough is on the verge of bankruptcy, expensive entertainments are given under the patronage of the Countess, known as "The Sporting Duchess," because her aspirations are in the direction of hunting, horse racing and other phases of sporting life, rather than the less exciting functions of society. ... Written by Moving Picture World synopsis

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lost film | based on play | See All (2) »

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Drama

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

7 June 1915 (USA) See more »

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Sound Mix:

Silent

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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This was the first film to be shown at New York City's Madison Square Garden, which was transformed into a 12,000 seat motion picture theatre for this event. See more »

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Version of The Sporting Duchess (1920) See more »

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