The Common Law (1916)

Based on the Novel by Robert W. Chambers of New York City life among the upper-crust, Valerie West , artist/model and philosopher, undergoes much sorrow and joy, many trials and ... See full summary »

Director:

Albert Capellani

Writers:

Robert W. Chambers (novel), Beryl Morhange (scenario)
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Cast

Cast overview:
Clara Kimball Young ... Valerie West
Conway Tearle ... Neville
Paul Capellani ... Querida
Edna Hunter Edna Hunter ... Rita
Lillian Cook Lillian Cook ... Stephanie
Julia Stuart ... Mrs. Neville
Edward Kimball ... Mr. Neville (as Edward M. Kimball)
Lydia Knott ... Mrs. West
D.J. Flanagan D.J. Flanagan ... Ogilvy
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Based on the Novel by Robert W. Chambers of New York City life among the upper-crust, Valerie West , artist/model and philosopher, undergoes much sorrow and joy, many trials and tribulations, and final triumph on her journey to become the living personification of sweet and noble womanhood. Written by Les Adams <longhorn1939@suddenlink.net>

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Drama | Romance

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Passed
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Country:

USA

Release Date:

15 October 1916 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

La loi commune See more »

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Silent

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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