Name the Man (1924)

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  • The Judge and the Woman Alternative
  • Master of Man Alternative


Victor Stowell and Fenella Stanley are in love, but they quarrel. Fenella tries to apologise by letter but the letter is not delivered. Victor and his friend Alick go out to forget his troubles. Alick is in love with Bessie. At a dance Alick introduces Bessie and Victor. Bessie has to leave early because of her step-father. Because of a storm she arrives home late and is locked out. Victor sees her and takes her home. He falls in love with her, and his passions overcome him, and the next day asks her to marry him. Then he learns that Fenella still loves him & realises he still loves her. However Bessie is pregnant. Her stepfather learns of this & she is arrested for murdering her child. Before her trial the old Judge dies and Victor is appointed instead. He sentences Bessie to Death. Fenella is very hurt by his callousness. He arranges to have Bessie escape from prison and sail to America with Alick. People are outraged at her escape and Victor confesses. He is imprisoned for two years, but Fenella marries him in prison.

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