The Broken Butterfly (1919)

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Love story of a composer who meets, falls in love with and marries a half-wild young girl, brought up by a cruel old woman. He loses her when he goes on a short trip, believes the vindictive old woman's lie that she and her child are dead he marries her sister, but afterwards finds his first wife again. She dies in his arms, leaving the child in his and her sister's care.

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