To Save Her Soul

To Save Her Soul

14 mins | Drama | Dec. 27, 1909

Agnes, a singer in a country church, is practicing one day when a vaudeville manager hears her and offers her a job. Over the objections of the curate who loves her, she accepts the offer and goes to the city. Later the curate goes to hear Agnes perform and, fearing that her soul is being corrupted by show business, he asks her to return to the small town with him. When she refuses, he is prepared to kill her in order to protect the purity of her soul. This brings about her change of heart, and together they return to the little church.

To Save Her Soul

14 mins | Drama | Dec. 27, 1909

To Save Her Soul
Agnes, a singer in a country church, is practicing one day when a vaudeville manager hears her and offers her a job. Over the objections of the curate who loves her, she accepts the offer and goes to the city. Later the curate goes to hear Agnes perform and, fearing that her soul is being corrupted by show business, he asks her to return to the small town with him. When she refuses, he is prepared to kill her in order to protect the purity of her soul. This brings about her change of heart, and together they return to the little church.
Producers American Mutoscope & Biograph
Original title To Save Her Soul
Directors D. W. Griffith
Writers D. W. Griffith

Cast

Mary Pickford

as Agnes Hailey

Arthur V. Johnson

as Paul Redmond

Kate Bruce

as The Housekeeper

W. Chrystie Miller

as Church Organist

George Nichols

as The Manager

Mack Sennett

as Backstage

Blanche Sweet

as Stage Dancer

Lottie Pickford

as In Audience