A Child for Sale (1920)

04/01/1920 (US) Drama 1h
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Charles Stoddard is a poor artist living with his wife and two children in Greenwich Village. Destitute after his wife dies, he is forced to sell one of his children to a childless rich woman. He soon comes his senses however, and tries to back out of the deal.

  1. Ivan Abramson

    Director, Writer

Top Billed Cast

  1. Creighton Hale

    Creighton Hale

    Charles Stoddard

  2. Gladys Leslie

    Ruth Gardner

  3. Bobby Connelly

    Bobby Connelly

    Walter Stoddard

  4. Julia Swayne Gordon

    Julia Swayne Gordon

    Paula Harrison

  5. Anna Lehr

    Catherine Bell

  6. Ruth Sullivan

    Sylvia Stoddard

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Status Released

Original Language English

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