Divorce

Rosalind Russell plays a divorced socialite who joins the army in an effort to see more of her boyfriend.

Cast: Max Linder, Marthe Mansfield [billed as: Martha Ulrich], Francine Larrimore, Mathilde Comont. Produced by Essanay, the film premiered at "The Strand" (New York) on March 18, 1917. Max is forced to choose between losing his newly wedded wife and a fortune. He hits upon a brilliant scheme: He will give his wife grounds for a divorce, secure the money and then make his ex-wife Mrs. Linder again.

Larita Filton is caught alone with the artist painting her portrait by her drunken brute of a husband. He sues for divorce, accusing her of adultery, and wins. Thus disgraced, she changes her name and moves to the Riviera where she falls in love with John Whittaker, a rich young man whose family hates her. John's mother delves into her past, and does her best to break up their marriage. Stars: Isabel Jeans, Franklin Dyall, Robin Irvine, and Violet Farebrother IMDb Page

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