Mary Moreland

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Mary Moreland
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Directed by Frank Powell
Produced by Frank Powell
Written by Marie Van Vorst (novel)
Clara Beranger (scenario)
Starring Marjorie Rambeau
Cinematography William F. Wagner
Distributed by Mutual Film
Release date
July 9, 1917
Running time
5 reels
Country United States
Language Silent (English intertitles)

Mary Moreland is a 1917 American silent drama film starring stage actress Marjorie Rambeau that was released through Mutual Film. It is a lost film.[1][2]

Plot[edit]

As described in a film magazine review,[3] Thomas Maughm (Elliott), a Wall Street broker and unhappily married, finds himself in love with his secretary Mary Moreland (Rambeau). He confesses his love and she leaves his employ. After Mary has traveled around in various positions, she returns home. She learns of the death of Thomas' wife and this time she listens to his confessions of love.

Cast[edit]

  • Marjorie Rambeau - Mary Moreland
  • Robert Elliott - Thomas Maughm
  • Jean La Motte - Mrs. Daisy Maughm
  • Augusta Burmeister - Mrs. Moreland
  • Fraser Tarbutt - Basil Romney
  • Edna Holland - Cicely Torrance
  • Frank A. Ford -

Reception[edit]

Like many American films of the time, Mary Moreland was subject to cuts by city and state film censorship boards. The Chicago Board of Censors cut an intertitle that stated "Don't you know that your wife is going to have a child?"[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ The American Film Institute Catalog Feature Films: 1911-20 by The American Film Institute, c.1988
  2. ^ The Library of Congress American Silent Feature Film Survival Catalog: Mary Moreland
  3. ^ "Reviews: Marjorie Rambeau in Mary Moreland". Exhibitors Herald. New York City: Exhibitors Herald Company. 5 (4): 28. 21 July 1917. Retrieved 2014-11-10. 
  4. ^ "Official Cut-Outs by the Chicago Board of Censors". Exhibitors Herald. New York City: Exhibitors Herald Company. 5 (6): 33. 4 August 1917. Retrieved 2014-11-26. 

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