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Wildflower was re-released by Paramount on 8 Sep 1918, and presented by Adolph ... More Less

Wildflower was re-released by Paramount on 8 Sep 1918, and presented by Adolph Zukor. More Less

SOURCE CITATIONS
SOURCE
DATE
PAGE
Motog
10 Oct 14
p. 500, 546
MPN
24 Oct 14
p. 41.
MPW
24 Oct 14
p. 478, 556
NYDM
29 Jul 14
p. 26.
CAST
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Scen
PHOTOGRAPHY
DETAILS
Release Date:
15 October 1914
Physical Properties:
Silent
Black and White
Length(in feet):
4,163
Length(in reels):
4
Country:
United States
Passed by NBR:
No
SYNOPSIS

Letty Roberts, a simple child of nature known as "Wildflower," meets Arnold Boyd, a wealthy man who is weary of life in the city. Arnold thinks that Letty is merely a charming child, but his playboy brother Gerald is attracted to her and charms her into eloping with him. Arnold catches up with the couple just after their wedding, and after a fight with Gerald, takes Letty away to the Boyd family home in New York. He introduces her as his own wife because, he says, he wants to save her reputation. Even Letty's parents do not know to which brother she is married. Letty's stay in the mansion opens her eyes to the world outside of her idyllic environment and eventually she realizes that while Arnold appears to be hard and uncaring, it is really he, not Gerald, whose feelings for her are the deepest. In the end, she finds out Gerald's true character and decides that she will be happier with ... +


Letty Roberts, a simple child of nature known as "Wildflower," meets Arnold Boyd, a wealthy man who is weary of life in the city. Arnold thinks that Letty is merely a charming child, but his playboy brother Gerald is attracted to her and charms her into eloping with him. Arnold catches up with the couple just after their wedding, and after a fight with Gerald, takes Letty away to the Boyd family home in New York. He introduces her as his own wife because, he says, he wants to save her reputation. Even Letty's parents do not know to which brother she is married. Letty's stay in the mansion opens her eyes to the world outside of her idyllic environment and eventually she realizes that while Arnold appears to be hard and uncaring, it is really he, not Gerald, whose feelings for her are the deepest. In the end, she finds out Gerald's true character and decides that she will be happier with Arnold. +

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Subject (Minor):
Legend
Viewed by AFI
Partially Viewed
Offscreen Credit
Name Occurs Before Title
AFI Life Achievement Award

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