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DETAILS
Release Date:
19 December 1921
Copyright Claimant:
Universal Film Manufacturing Co.
Copyright Date:
10 December 1921
Copyright Number:
LP17347
Physical Properties:
Silent
Black and White
Length(in feet):
4,994
Length(in reels):
5
Country:
United States
Passed by NBR:
No
SYNOPSIS

Enid Gregory, a pianist at the Melody Shop, a music store on Broadway, is content with her snappy, routine existence until Janet Fenwick, a society girl whose father committed suicide under a cloud of financial disgrace, comes to Enid's boardinghouse. Enid gets Janet a job, and Janet teaches Enid society manners, awakening her ambition; and Enid's interest turns from Billy to Kent Lloyd, whom she meets on a beach outing. Jack Taylor, Janet's fiancé, informs Janet of an affidavit held by her father's partner, Bruce Tilford, that would clear his name. Enid tries to obtain the paper from Tilford but is trapped in his apartment. There Jack and Bruce engage in a fight, and when a fire breaks out, Enid rescues Bruce. Later, Bruce promises to surrender the paper, and Lloyd proposes to Enid and promises to work his way to a partnership in his father's plumbing ... +


Enid Gregory, a pianist at the Melody Shop, a music store on Broadway, is content with her snappy, routine existence until Janet Fenwick, a society girl whose father committed suicide under a cloud of financial disgrace, comes to Enid's boardinghouse. Enid gets Janet a job, and Janet teaches Enid society manners, awakening her ambition; and Enid's interest turns from Billy to Kent Lloyd, whom she meets on a beach outing. Jack Taylor, Janet's fiancé, informs Janet of an affidavit held by her father's partner, Bruce Tilford, that would clear his name. Enid tries to obtain the paper from Tilford but is trapped in his apartment. There Jack and Bruce engage in a fight, and when a fire breaks out, Enid rescues Bruce. Later, Bruce promises to surrender the paper, and Lloyd proposes to Enid and promises to work his way to a partnership in his father's plumbing company. +

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AFI Life Achievement Award

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