The Spark of Love: Karl, an artist, meets his former sweetheart at her husband's house. Both believe their love dead. Olga, a faithful wife; Karl, six years absent. Old memories awake. ... See full summary »

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Edwin S. Porter

Writer:

Ferenc Molnár (play)

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The Spark of Love: Karl, an artist, meets his former sweetheart at her husband's house. Both believe their love dead. Olga, a faithful wife; Karl, six years absent. Old memories awake. Husband orders Karl to paint his wife's portrait. To sit for the following day. Mimi, the "Model." Karl passes a restless night. Mimi reproaches for coldness. He promises to visit her. Olga and husband meet Mimi on the stairs. Karl and Olga feel an influence. Strive to resist. Husband departs. The Tempter Appears: Preparations for sitting. Olga removes waist. Startled by sudden appearance of Devil. His cynical philosophy overcomes scruples, terrifies Olga. She rushes from room. Karl and the Devil: Devil praises Olga, urges, hints, promises. Forces invitation to ball from Olga. Karl and Olga about to kiss when husband arrives. Mbarrassment. Devil satisfactorily explains. Mimi and Olga Meet: Mimi calls. Devil hides her. Makes Olga jealous. Reveals Mimi. Karl tries to explain. Olga leaves. Karl goes to ... Written by Moving Picture World synopsis

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

9 September 1908 (USA) See more »

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Sound Mix:

Silent

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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