The Law and the Lady (1924)

Melodrama | 1924

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DETAILS
Premiere Information:
New York State license: 18 December 1924
Physical Properties:
Silent
Black and White
Length(in feet):
5,700
Length(in reels):
6
Country:
United States
Passed by NBR:
No
SYNOPSIS

When Cyrus Blake discovers that both his wife and her jewels are missing, he employs Jack Langley, a young lawyer, to go after them. Langley follows a trail of clues that leads him to a gang of yeggs headed by dapper Don Hollins, a personable thief. He also encounters and falls in love with Marion Folsom, whose real name later turns out to be Blake. Langley takes her for the wife of Cyrus Blake and, when he recovers the stolen jewels, he returns with her to the millionaire. While Cyrus is telling Langley that the beautiful girl is, in fact, his daughter, the real Mrs. Blake returns, having been kept prisoner by Hollins when she personally attempted to recover her ... +


When Cyrus Blake discovers that both his wife and her jewels are missing, he employs Jack Langley, a young lawyer, to go after them. Langley follows a trail of clues that leads him to a gang of yeggs headed by dapper Don Hollins, a personable thief. He also encounters and falls in love with Marion Folsom, whose real name later turns out to be Blake. Langley takes her for the wife of Cyrus Blake and, when he recovers the stolen jewels, he returns with her to the millionaire. While Cyrus is telling Langley that the beautiful girl is, in fact, his daughter, the real Mrs. Blake returns, having been kept prisoner by Hollins when she personally attempted to recover her jewelry. +

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Offscreen Credit
Name Occurs Before Title
AFI Life Achievement Award

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