In the Balance (1917)

The actress is on her way to visit the Prince in his castle when she is stranded on a lonely road by an accident to her motor car. The Hillman happens along and takes her to Peak Hall. He ... See full summary »

Director:

Paul Scardon

Writers:

E. Phillips Oppenheim (novel), Garfield Thompson (scenario)

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Cast

Cast overview:
Earle Williams ... John Strangeway
Grace Darmond ... Louise Maurel
Miriam Miles Miriam Miles ... Sophy Gerard
Denton Vane ... Prince of Seyre
Robert Gaillard ... Stephen Strangeway
Templar Saxe Templar Saxe ... Graillot
Julia Swayne Gordon ... Lady Hilda Mullock
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Storyline

The actress is on her way to visit the Prince in his castle when she is stranded on a lonely road by an accident to her motor car. The Hillman happens along and takes her to Peak Hall. He is still young and handsome, but marked by the stern fanatical belief of his family that no member of it ever should leave the hills. In an exchange of confidence, the Hillman warns the actress not to visit the dissolute Prince, and she in turn tells him that for once he should try the broader life of the cities. Both heed the other's advice. She returns to the city, and he, in a brief period, follows. The Prince, still pursuing the actress, seeks to entangle the Hillman by throwing a notorious dancer in his path, but fails. Strangeway, the Hillman, proposes to Louise, the actress, but she withholds her answer. His brother comes from the hills to reclaim him, but his mission is vain. Again the Hillman proposes to Louise, who is always in the company of the Prince, and this time is accepted. Angered ... Written by Moving Picture World synopsis

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Genres:

Drama

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Country:

USA

Release Date:

17 December 1917 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

The Hillman See more »

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Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Silent

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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