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Release Date:
January 1921
Premiere Information:
St. Louis premiere: ca29 January 1921
Copyright Claimant:
Universal Film Manufacturing Co.
Copyright Date:
30 December 1920
Copyright Number:
LP15991
Physical Properties:
Silent
Black and White
Length(in feet):
4,695
Length(in reels):
5
Country:
United States
Passed by NBR:
No
SYNOPSIS

William Harcourt loses all his money in a business transaction and is forced to dismiss his servants. Mr. and Mrs. Harcourt are about to entertain Richard Thayer and his fiancée, Bessie Lane, at dinner when there is received a message announcing the arrival of Montana millionaire Bill Bradford, a client of Harcourt's. Anxious to make a good impression, Harcourt and his wife disguise themselves as servants, while Thayer and his fiancée take the part of the Harcourts. Bradford's arrival causes much embarrassment, which is complicated by the arrival of Miss Lane's father. Everything is finally explained, and Bradford takes it all as a joke. He agrees to buy a mine from Harcourt and hires him as his general ... +


William Harcourt loses all his money in a business transaction and is forced to dismiss his servants. Mr. and Mrs. Harcourt are about to entertain Richard Thayer and his fiancée, Bessie Lane, at dinner when there is received a message announcing the arrival of Montana millionaire Bill Bradford, a client of Harcourt's. Anxious to make a good impression, Harcourt and his wife disguise themselves as servants, while Thayer and his fiancée take the part of the Harcourts. Bradford's arrival causes much embarrassment, which is complicated by the arrival of Miss Lane's father. Everything is finally explained, and Bradford takes it all as a joke. He agrees to buy a mine from Harcourt and hires him as his general manager. +

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Offscreen Credit
Name Occurs Before Title
AFI Life Achievement Award

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