The Forbidden Woman (1920)

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Based on a true story of a European prima donna. The singer falls in love with a married man and he with her. He has gambled away all his wifes money, and kills himself, blaming his lover. The singer flees to America and renews her career. In New York she meets an author and they fall in love. She then discovers that his sister is the wife of the man who killed himself. They couple fall out. Then the sister explains the real reason the man killed himself - debt, and the singer is forgiven.

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