The Miracle of Love (film)

The Miracle of Love is a 1919 American silent drama film directed by Robert Z. Leonard and written by Adrian Johnson based upon the novel of the same name by Cosmo Hamilton. The film stars Lucy Cotton, Blanche Davenport, Leila Blow, Jackie Saunders, Wyndham Standing, and Ivo Dawson. The film was released on November 23, 1919, by Paramount Pictures.[1][2] It is not known whether the film currently survives,[3] which suggests that it is a lost film.[4]

The Miracle of Love
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Directed byRobert Z. Leonard
Screenplay byAdrian Johnson
Based onThe Miracle of Love
by Cosmo Hamilton
StarringLucy Cotton
Blanche Davenport
Leila Blow
Jackie Saunders
Wyndham Standing
Ivo Dawson
CinematographyAllen Siegler
Production
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Distributed byParamount Pictures
Release date
  • November 23, 1919 (1919-11-23)
Running time
50 minutes
CountryUnited States
LanguageSilent (English intertitles)

Plot

As described in a film magazine,[5] Clive (Standing), the younger brother of the Duke of Cheshire, is greatly relieved when the Duke marries an American woman of wealth. He then feels at liberty to pursue his conquest of the Duchess of Cheshire (Davenport), whose husband's brutality has led the Lady to seek companionship elsewhere. However, the untimely death of the Duke and Duchess throw upon his shoulders the responsibilities of the title and estate. Consequently, he becomes engaged to Cornelia Kirby, an American heiress, and looks forward to a life spent in fulfillment of duty. then a man from America arrives and claims Cornelia as his own. The death of the Duke of Cheshire leaves the way open for Clive to marry his widow and find happiness.

Cast

References

  1. "The Miracle of Love". afi.com. Retrieved 17 January 2015.
  2. "Miracle-of-Love - Trailer - Cast - Showtimes - NYTimes.com". nytimes.com. Retrieved 17 January 2015.
  3. Progressive Silent Film List: The Miracle of Love at silentera.com
  4. The Library of Congress/FIAF American Silent Feature Film Survival Catalog:..The Miracle of Love
  5. "Reviews: The Miracle of Love". Exhibitors Herald. New York City: Exhibitors Herald Company. 9 (26): 71–72. December 20, 1919.


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