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The 10 Apr 1920 Camera announced that R. B. Kidd would be titling Mary Cary, which was currently in production at Brunton Studios in Hollywood. The film, under the title Nobody's Kid, was not released until a year ... More Less

The 10 Apr 1920 Camera announced that R. B. Kidd would be titling Mary Cary, which was currently in production at Brunton Studios in Hollywood. The film, under the title Nobody's Kid, was not released until a year later. More Less

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10 Apr 1920
p. 6.
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PHOTOGRAPHY
Dir of photog
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LITERARY
Based on the novel Mary Cary, "Frequently Martha" by Kate Langley Bosher (New York, 1910).
DETAILS
Alternate Title:
Mary Cary
Release Date:
17 April 1921
Production Date:
April 1920
Copyright Claimant:
Robertson-Cole Pictures
Copyright Date:
17 April 1921
Copyright Number:
LP16463
Physical Properties:
Silent
Black and White
Length(in reels):
5
Country:
United States
Language:
English
Passed by NBR:
No
SYNOPSIS

Following the death of her parents, Mary Cary, refused recognition by her grandfather because of the circumstances of her parents' marriage, is placed in an orphanage. There she is mistreated, humiliated, and, when caught by a matron outside the grounds playing ball with a youthful admirer, flogged. Later, she learns that her grandfather is a well-known judge and that her father was a British aristocrat. A letter to her uncle brings prompt aid, and rescued from her surroundings she remains faithful to a young ... +


Following the death of her parents, Mary Cary, refused recognition by her grandfather because of the circumstances of her parents' marriage, is placed in an orphanage. There she is mistreated, humiliated, and, when caught by a matron outside the grounds playing ball with a youthful admirer, flogged. Later, she learns that her grandfather is a well-known judge and that her father was a British aristocrat. A letter to her uncle brings prompt aid, and rescued from her surroundings she remains faithful to a young admirer. +

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AFI Life Achievement Award

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