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Tuesday, October 25, 2016

The Sport of the Gods (1921) [Lost Film]


Reol Productions. The story deals with a man whose fidelity and loyalty are rewarded by his being thrown into prison for the crime of another. His wife, son and daughter, rather than suffer the humiliation and disgrace brought upon them by their friends in old Virginia, move to New York. The son associates with evil companions and the daughter's character is placed in jeopardy while she is working as a singer in an underworld cabaret. The mother, having been convinced that a prison sentence is the same as a divorce, is persuaded to marry a man who has schemed to get her money. The husband is finally released from jail after the real criminal has confessed and he goes to New York to join his family, only to find his wife married. After man complications, it all works out.


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