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The Breaking Point (1921)

70 min

Because of her dire financial situation, Ruth Marshall is forced to marry Richard Janeway, a wealthy but drunken playboy who cheats on her. Not only that, but on their honeymoon he hooks up with Lucia, a former girlfriend. Ruth becomes ...See moreBecause of her dire financial situation, Ruth Marshall is forced to marry Richard Janeway, a wealthy but drunken playboy who cheats on her. Not only that, but on their honeymoon he hooks up with Lucia, a former girlfriend. Ruth becomes pregnant, but on the night their child is born, her husband decides to attend a wild party, and not long after that he throws her out of the house, threatening to give their child to his mistress. Eventually his abuse becomes more than Ruth can stand and matters finally come to a head. Written by frankfob2@yahoo.com See less
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Updated Feb 28, 1921

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Feb 1921 (United States)

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Bessie Barriscale
Ruth Marshall Ruth Marshall   See fewer
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Walter McGrail
Richard Janeway Richard Janeway   See fewer
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Ethel Grey Terry
Lucia Deeping Lucia Deeping   See fewer
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Eugenie Besserer
Mrs. Janeway Mrs. Janeway   See fewer
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Pat O'Malley
Phillip Bradley Phillip Bradley   See fewer
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Winter Hall
Dr. Hillyer Dr. Hillyer   See fewer
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Wilfred Lucas
Mortimer Davidson Mortimer Davidson   See fewer
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Joseph J. Dowling
Mrs. Marshall Mrs. Marshall   See fewer
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Lydia Knott
Mrs. Marshall Mrs. Marshall   See fewer
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Irene Yeager
Camilla Camilla   See fewer
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