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My Official Wife


Though complete prints of Vitagraph's My Official Wife have long been unavailable, the film has taken on near-legendary status since its 1916 release -- and all because of a misconception. Written by Richard Savage, this 5-reel romantic melodrama is set in Czarist Russia. Anxious to escape the authorities, revolutionary leader Helen Marie ([[Feature~V118061~Clara Kimball Young~youngbillyyoung]]) persuades young aristocrat Sasha ([[Performer~P76428~Earle Williams~earlewilliams]]) to smuggle her out of the...more