About the film
The Double Room Mystery
Release Date: January 15, 1917
|Production Companies||:||Universal Film Manufacturing Company, Red Feather Photoplays|
|Writers||:||Elliott J. Clawson, Stella Wynne Herron|
William Newman, a notorious shyster lawyer, in return for a cut of the jewels, agrees to take the case of Morris, a man convicted of stealing diamonds. After gaining possession of the gems, Newman appropriates all of them and then refuses to carry out his share of the deal. Subsequently, Newman, who is attracted to Georgianna, a maid at his boardinghouse, frames the girl on charges of theft and then arranges for her freedom, thus appearing to be her savior.