About the film
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The Mothering Heart
Release Date: June 21, 1913
|Slogan||:||«HERALDED BIOGRAPH ATTRACTION...The Mothering Heart - Tenderly Depicted by LILLIAN GISH»|
|Production Companies||:||American Mutoscope & Biograph|
A young couple struggle to get ahead, the wife always assuaging the troubles of her melancholy husband. As he climbs the ladder of success, he abandons the homely values and begins an affair with a beautiful woman. His wife leaves him, returning to her mother's home where she bears a child. When the husband is abandoned by his lady friend, remorse drives him to find his wife.