The Governor's Lady

The Governor's Lady

The Governor's Lady is a surviving 1915 American drama silent film directed by George Melford and written by William C. deMille based on the 1912 play The Governor's Lady by Alice Bradley.


A simple miner named Daniel Slade and his wife Mary live in the mountains. Mary has a miscarriage and shortly after that Daniel discovers gold. The new wealth divides them; Daniel wants to join high society but Mary wants to continue living the simple life. Daniel gets frustrated and considers marrying Katherine Strickland, but in the end he realizes he loves Mary and follows her back to the cabin. By this time he has entered politics as a governor and he persuades her to return to be the governor's lady.

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    director George Melford
    genre drama
    keywords end high society
    producer Jesse L. Lasky
    productionCompany Jesse L. Lasky Feature Play Company
    publisher Paramount Pictures
    theme silent