His Mother's Portrait (1915)

Darrell Blackley, backer of musical comedy show, admires the work of Lotus, and promises her the lead. The next day Lotus goes to the theater to rehearse and, having accomplished it to the ... See full summary »

Director:

Howard Hickman (as Howard C. Hickman)

Writer:

J.G. Hawks (story)

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Cast

Cast overview:
Frank Borzage ... Bert Hamilton
Patricia Palmer ... Lotus Corelli (as Margaret Gibson)
Lew Cody ... Darrell Blackley
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Storyline

Darrell Blackley, backer of musical comedy show, admires the work of Lotus, and promises her the lead. The next day Lotus goes to the theater to rehearse and, having accomplished it to the satisfaction of Blackley, he promises her the job, but insists that she have supper with him and take a short ride into the country before the show that night. Lotus tries to avoid going with Blackley, but he insists. At the café Blackley drinks freely and when they start for their ride he is pretty well "lit up." His machine breaks down near a farm house, and Lotus runs into the house for protection. She enters a room which has been occupied years before by Bert Hamilton's mother, and which he has kept in the same condition as she left it. She is attracted by the picture of a sweet-faced woman and, raising her hands, she kneels before the picture in supplication, beseeching the gentle woman in the picture to protect her from Blackley, whom she hears entering the house. Blackley breaks in the door ... Written by Moving Picture World synopsis

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Genres:

Short | Drama

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

2 July 1915 (USA) See more »

Company Credits

Production Co:

Kay-Bee Pictures See more »
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Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Silent

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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