The Burning Band (1916)

It is the screened story of a girl who is forced by cruelty to desert her husband, and who later marries a wealthy man, believing her husband to be dead. The man she first married steals into her house, and is shot by a fellow-crook.

Director:

E.H. Calvert

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Cast

Cast overview:
Marguerite Clayton ... Florence Martin
Sidney Ainsworth ... Chester Randolph (as Sydney Ainsworth)
Thomas Commerford Thomas Commerford ... Reverend Martin
Edward Arnold ... William Conklin
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Storyline

Florence Martin, tired of her village home, elopes with Chester Randolph, city chap. Randolph turns out to be a crook whose cruelty finally drives Florence to desert him. Her wedding ring is the burning band. She obtains a position as a secretary to a millionaire's wife and falls in love with Conklin, a wealthy youth. The newspapers report Randolph killed, and Florence weds Conklin. Then Randolph appears in her bedroom as a robber, discovers her marriage and seeks blackmail. Florence fears to reveal her past to her husband but finally, in an exciting scene, Randolph is shot to death by his crook "pal" and all ends well for the others. Written by Moving Picture World synopsis

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Genres:

Short | Drama

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Details

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

16 December 1916 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Is Marriage Sacred? #1: The Burning Band See more »

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Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Silent

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Connections

Followed by The Pallid Dawn (1917) See more »

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