The Return of Eve (1916)

Believing that over-civilization was destroying the race, Eli Tapper, an eccentric millionaire, took two unrelated orphan children, a boy and a girl, and placed them in a wilderness, there ... See full summary »

Director:

Arthur Berthelet

Writers:

Lee Wilson Dodd (play), H.S. Sheldon (scenario)

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Cast

Cast overview:
Edna Mayo ... Eve
Eugene O'Brien ... Adam
Edward R. Mawson Edward R. Mawson ... David Winters (as Edward Mawson)
Edward Arnold ... Seymour Purchwell
Emily Fitzroy ... Mrs. Tupper-Bellamy
Leona Ball Leona Ball ... Clarice Bellamy
John Cossar ... John Raymond
Renee Clemmons Renee Clemmons ... Trixie Shevlin
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Believing that over-civilization was destroying the race, Eli Tapper, an eccentric millionaire, took two unrelated orphan children, a boy and a girl, and placed them in a wilderness, there in the care of an old tutor, David Winters, to grow up as a new Adam and Eve, and become path-breakers of a better race. In delightful simplicity and educated as much as they could be without contact with the world, the children attain the age of nineteen years. Mrs. Tupper-Bellamy, society leader, lives in costly splendor against the day when she hopes to inherit her brother millions. She plans to marry her daughter, Clarice, to Seymour Purchwell, society idler of standing and also an attorney. Purchwell makes it plain that the marriage can occur if Eli Tupper's fortune goes to the girl and her mother. When Tupper dies the sister and her set learn for the first time of his odd experiment. His will provides that the sister must take Adam and Eve into civilization in order to win an annuity of ... Written by Moving Picture World synopsis

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Genres:

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

16 October 1916 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

When Eve Came Back See more »

Filming Locations:

Chicago, Illinois, USA See more »

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Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Silent

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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