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"The Woman in White" (1917) starring Florence La Badie

"The Woman in White" is a drama, featuring Florence La Badie, a star of Silent Hall of Fame. 

Florence La Badie died just three months after the film's release as a result of injuries sustained in an auto accident.  She was 29. She was the leading actress of Thanhouser from 1911 until her untimely death in 1917.

Florence La Badie plays two roles in the film - one is Ann, a sick girl who escapes from an insane asylum, and the other is Laura, the heiress of a large estate nearby. The two girls look very much alike.

Directed by                Ernest C. Warde
Produced by              Thanhouser Film Corporation
Scenario by               Lloyd F. Lonergan
Based on                   the novel The Woman in White by Wilkie Collins
Starring                     Florence La Badie, Richard R. Neill
Cinematography        William M. Zollinger
Distributed by           Pathé Exchange, Incorporated
Release date              July 1, 1917
Running time            1 hour, 8 minutes
Country                     United States
Language                  Silent film, English intertitles

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