The Wise Virgin (1924)

Drama | 10 August 1924

Director:

Lloyd Ingraham

Cinematographer:

Joseph Walker

Production Designer:

Una Hopkins

Production Company:

Peninsula Studios
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HISTORY

An article in the 12 Jul 1924 Moving Picture World noted that The Wise Virgin was filmed at the Peninsula Studios in San Mateo, CA, a suburb of San ... More Less

An article in the 12 Jul 1924 Moving Picture World noted that The Wise Virgin was filmed at the Peninsula Studios in San Mateo, CA, a suburb of San Francisco. More Less

GEOGRAPHIC LOCATIONS
SOURCE CITATIONS
SOURCE
DATE
PAGE
Moving Picture World
12 Jul 1924
p. 152.
DETAILS
Release Date:
10 August 1924
Copyright Claimant:
Peninsula Studios
Copyright Date:
15 August 1924
Copyright Number:
LP20698
Physical Properties:
Silent
Black and White
Length(in feet):
5,951
Length(in reels):
6
Country:
United States
Language:
English
Passed by NBR:
No
SYNOPSIS

Although Billie Farrington's aunt, Mrs. Farrington, wishes her to marry Farrington ranch foreman Bob Hanford, Billie refuses to be interested in anyone but Count Venino, a fake nobleman. Mrs. Farrington becomes seriously ill, and Billie weds Bob to please her aunt but treats him with chilly reserve. When Mrs. Farrington learns of Venino's masquerade and his halfcaste birth, she gives a reception to which she invites Venino's Burmese mother. Billie runs away, is kidnaped by Venino, and then is rescued by Bob, whose rugged honesty Billie finally ... +


Although Billie Farrington's aunt, Mrs. Farrington, wishes her to marry Farrington ranch foreman Bob Hanford, Billie refuses to be interested in anyone but Count Venino, a fake nobleman. Mrs. Farrington becomes seriously ill, and Billie weds Bob to please her aunt but treats him with chilly reserve. When Mrs. Farrington learns of Venino's masquerade and his halfcaste birth, she gives a reception to which she invites Venino's Burmese mother. Billie runs away, is kidnaped by Venino, and then is rescued by Bob, whose rugged honesty Billie finally appreciates. +

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