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This edition: The Cheat





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Episode Details

(1915/ U.S., 59 min., b&w, drama, with the music track) dir.: Cecil B. DeMille. Cast: Fannie Ward, Sessue Hayakawa, Jack Dean, James Neill. A society woman loses money on the stock market that was meant for charity. She borrows the sum from a Japanese businessman, but it comes with the price… Early DeMille drama with an adultery theme. Discussion guest: Sumiko Higashi, author, Cecil B. DeMille and American Culture: The Silent Era.