Back Pay

Back Pay (1922)

This 1922 Frank Borzage film is a masterwork waiting to be rediscovered. Hester Bevins is a simple country girl who yearns for adventure. Though she has a handsome young man, Jerry, who is devoted to her, she leaves her village and goes to New York in search of a grander life. There she becomes the lover of a wealthy and unscrupulous businessman. But when Jerry returns blinded and dying from the war, Hester must choose between her new life and the man whose loyalty to her has never failed.

Writing:
  • Frances Marion
  • Fannie Hurst
Directing:
  • Frank Borzage
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  • Release Date: 1922-01-08
  • Language: en
  • Country: US
  • Runtime: 70

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Hester Bevins

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Jerry Newcombe
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