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Another adaptation of Richard Harding Davis's novel The Scarlet Car was made under the same title in 1917. That film was a Bluebird Photoplays production, directed by Joseph De Grasse and starring Franklyn Farnum and Al Filson (see AFI Catalog of Feature Films, 1911-20 ... More Less

Another adaptation of Richard Harding Davis's novel The Scarlet Car was made under the same title in 1917. That film was a Bluebird Photoplays production, directed by Joseph De Grasse and starring Franklyn Farnum and Al Filson (see AFI Catalog of Feature Films, 1911-20 ). More Less

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LITERARY
Based on the short story "Adventures of the Scarlet Car," by Richard Harding Davis in Collier's Weekly (15 Dec 1906, 23 Mar 1907 and Jun 1907).
DETAILS
Release Date:
15 January 1923
Copyright Claimant:
Universal Pictures
Copyright Date:
10 January 1923
Copyright Number:
LP18575
Physical Properties:
Silent
Black and White
Length(in feet):
4,417
Length(in reels):
5
Country:
United States
Passed by NBR:
No
SYNOPSIS

Billy Winthrop is in love with Beatrice Forbes, who is engaged to Ernest Peabody, a reform candidate for mayor backed by Billy's father. When Billy learns that Peabody has betrayed Violet Gaynor and plans to doublecross Mr. Winthrop, he exposes the candidate with the help of Mitt Deagon and wins ... +


Billy Winthrop is in love with Beatrice Forbes, who is engaged to Ernest Peabody, a reform candidate for mayor backed by Billy's father. When Billy learns that Peabody has betrayed Violet Gaynor and plans to doublecross Mr. Winthrop, he exposes the candidate with the help of Mitt Deagon and wins Beatrice. +

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AFI Life Achievement Award

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