Environment (film)


Environment (film)

Infobox Film
name = Environment


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director = James Kirkwood
producer =
writer = James Kirkwood
narrator =
starring = Mary Miles Minter
music =
cinematography =
editing =
distributor = Mutual Film
released = April 16, 1917
runtime =
country = USA
language = Silent
English intertitles
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imdb_id = 0125075

"Environment" is a 1917 silent film directed by James Kirkwood.

Plot

Liz Simpkins is the daughter of town drunk John. While keeping the household, she falls in love with minister Henry Pennfield. Meanwhile, Mildred Holcombe, the daughter of the wealthy David, falls in love with artist Arnold Brice. One night, she is secretly at his place. Liz knows about her whereabouts and stops by to warn Mildred her brother Arthur is coming over. Mildred is able to sneak out just in time, but Arthur catches Liz in Brice's room.

This incident causes a big scandal. Because her father has recently died of alcoholism, it is decided Liz will be sent to an institution. The selfish Mildred begs Liz not to tell the truth, because her father will never forgive her if he finds out the truth. However, Henry witnessed the conversation and announces he will marry Liz. [ [http://movies.nytimes.com/movie/90524/Environment/overview The New York Times] Review summary]

Cast

* Mary Miles Minter - Liz Simpkins
* George Fisher - Henry Pennfield
* Harvey Clark - John Simppkins
* George Periolat - David Holcombe
* Emma Kluge - Mrs. Holcombe
* Margaret Shelby - Mildred Holcombe
* Arthur Howard - Arthur Holcombe
* Gayne Whitman - Arnold Brice
* Lucille Ward - Mrs. Bloom

References

External links

*imdb title|id=0125075|title=Environment


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