Randolph Legarde, a senior judge of a criminal court, betrothed to Agnes Caverly, is injured by the kick of a horse at the base of his skull. The injury has the effect of establishing in Judge Legarde a dual personality. Miss Caverly, together with her father, a lawyer, is a guest of Judge Legarde and his sister at their apartments. In his courtship, inspired by a feeling of affectionate sentiment, he requests that her "good night" wishes to him be expressed by her playing on the piano, Schubert's Serenade. A few evenings after the accident, as she is rendering this selection, and he listening, he feels an uncontrollable impulse stealing over him to perform some act of lawlessness or violence. The dual personality has its inception, and Judge Legarde, with distorted countenance and the carriage of a thief, suddenly becomes metamorphized into a being of the underworld. He steals out of his house, and on his ramblings through the city, ultimately finds himself the habitué of a den known...
Moving Picture World synopsis
Suppose you were a judge, and a beautiful girl whom you were about to sentence to jail accused you of being a criminal also, how would you act. see this wonderful story of dual personality (Print Ad- Saskatoon Phoenix, ((Saskatoon, Sask.)) 30 August 1919)