The Avalanche (1915)

John Malvin Grey, a member of the New York Stock Exchange, pays court to Clara Fenton, and his affection is reciprocated by her. Miss Fenton, aspiring to extreme wealth and social ... See full summary »

Director:

Will S. Davis

Writers:

Robert Hilliard (play), W.A. Tremayne (play)

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Cast

Cast overview:
Cathrine Countiss Cathrine Countiss ... Clara Benson Vaughan (as Catherine Countiss)
William H. Tooker William H. Tooker ... John Grey
Caroline French Caroline French ... Helen Barrington Grey
Roy Applegate ... Peter Vaughan
Claire Mersereau ... Rose Grey
Edward Roseman Edward Roseman ... Ashton Cameron (as Edward F. Roseman)
Fraunie Fraunholz ... Philip Carlton
Vivian Tobin ... Polly
William Slider William Slider ... James Simpson
Violet Mersereau ... Rose Grey
Sue Balfour Sue Balfour
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Storyline

John Malvin Grey, a member of the New York Stock Exchange, pays court to Clara Fenton, and his affection is reciprocated by her. Miss Fenton, aspiring to extreme wealth and social distinction, contrary to the dictates of her heart, accepts the proposal of marriage of Peter Vaughn, a millionaire of somewhat advanced years. Helen Barrington, possessing a secret attachment for Grey, finally becomes his wife, when he realizes that his affection for Miss Fenton can be of no avail. After her marriage to Vaughn, Clara, unable to subdue her deep love for Grey, at every opportune moment, appears in his company, endeavoring to continue her love affair with him, regardless of the fact that she is now married. At a dinner given by her, Peter Vaughn is shocked to observe the carrying on of his wife, and her persistent advances to Grey. At a climax, his attention being called to the affectionate attitude assumed by his wife toward Grey, his heart gives way, he collapses and expires. In widowhood, ... Written by Moving Picture World synopsis

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Genres:

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

11 February 1915 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

The Barrier Between See more »

Company Credits

Production Co:

Life Photo Film Corp. See more »
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Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Silent

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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