Wife in Sunshine (1916)

The story tells of the wife of an artist who, listening to the advice of others, obtains a divorce. She realizes her folly when she sees the type of man she has taken up with, and when she knows that she might have children.


E.H. Calvert


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Cast overview:
Edward Arnold ... Edward Morrison
Marguerite Clayton ... Katherine Morrison
Sidney Ainsworth ... Harold Hitchcock (as Sydney Ainsworth)
Lillian Drew ... Edith - the Artist's Model


The demon, social ambition, wrecks the home of Edward Morrison, a rising young artist. His wife, Katherine, squanders his money on fine feathers and entertainments. He reproaches her and Katherine hearkening to the evil counsel of Harold Hitchcock, a social viper, divorces Edward. In a few months Hitchcock seeks to rid himself of Katherine. She charges him with having lured her away from her husband, and demands that he marry her. He laughs at her demands. "Marry you?" he exclaims; "never." Realizing her great mistake. Katherine again seeks Edward to plead forgiveness. It is too late. Morrison, since his divorce, has married Edith, his model, who is bringing him that happiness which Katherine could not. Written by Moving Picture World synopsis

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Short | Drama







Release Date:

30 December 1916 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Is Marriage Sacred? #3: Wife in Sunshine See more »

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1.33 : 1
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