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A Mormon Maid (1917)

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Genre:Drama
Release Date:April 22, 1917
Running time:50 minutes
Cast:Mae Murray, Frank Borzage, Hobart Bosworth, Edythe Chapman, Noah Beery
Director:Robert Z. Leonard
Writer:Charles Sarver, Paul West
Distributor:Friedman Enterprises Inc.

Description: This silent melodrama is set against the 1840s westward migration of the Mormons. Dora, a young woman, and her family are saved from an Indian attack by a Mormon community traveling to Utah. They join the wagon train. Dora is pursued by two men, one a recent convert, the other a scheming elder with a stable of wives. The Mormon elder wants her in his harem. When the mother kills herself from revulsion toward polygamy, the daughter must consider her own future and the man she loves.

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