Life's Twist (1920)

Socially prominent but penniless Stephen De Koven marries Muriel Chester, a woman whose loveliness he admires but whose money he really desires. Discovering this on her wedding night, Mrs. ... See full summary »

Director:

Christy Cabanne (as William Christy Cabanne)

Writers:

Thomas Edgelow (story), Harvey Gates (scenario)

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Cast overview:
Bessie Barriscale ... Muriel Chester / Tina Pierce
Walter McGrail ... Steven De Koven
King Baggot ... Jim Sargent
Claire Du Brey ... Mrs. Helen Sutton (as Claire Dubrey)
George Periolat ... Mr. Boyd Chester
Truly Shattuck ... Mrs. Chester
William V. Mong ... Charlie Moye
Marcia Manon Marcia Manon ... The Dope Fiend
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Socially prominent but penniless Stephen De Koven marries Muriel Chester, a woman whose loveliness he admires but whose money he really desires. Discovering this on her wedding night, Mrs. De Koven, because of her love for her husband and her wounded pride, elects to live her life alone, seeing her husband only when formalities demand. One day while driving home, De Koven sees Tina Pierce, a child of the slums who bears a striking resemblance to his wife. Believing that it is merely his wife's beauty that attracts him, he installs Tina in an apartment and surrounds her with luxury, attempting to replicate his wife, only to discover that he loves Muriel more than her beauty or money. Spurned by Muriel once again, De Koven decides to leave for Europe. Tina, aware of De Koven's love for his wife, attempts to reconcile the pair. When Muriel learns that her husband has not touched a cent of her money but has made himself invaluable to her father's business, all obstacles between them are ... Written by Pamela Short

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fortune hunter | socialite | See All (2) »

Genres:

Drama

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

11 August 1920 (USA) See more »

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Silent

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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