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HISTORY

The W. H. Productions Co. re-issued this film on 23 Aug 1920. Prof. J. E. Nurnberger arranged the incidental music for a special pre-release studio screening. This film, My Valet and The Lamb comprised the first Triangle Film Corp. bill at the Knickerbocker Theater in New York for the week of 23 Sep-2 Oct ... More Less

The W. H. Productions Co. re-issued this film on 23 Aug 1920. Prof. J. E. Nurnberger arranged the incidental music for a special pre-release studio screening. This film, My Valet and The Lamb comprised the first Triangle Film Corp. bill at the Knickerbocker Theater in New York for the week of 23 Sep-2 Oct 1915. More Less

SOURCE CITATIONS
SOURCE
DATE
PAGE
Motog
20 Nov 15
p. 1106.
MPN
21 Aug 15
p. 61.
MPN
11 Sep 15
p. 13, 64
MPN
13 Nov 15
p. 1318, 1378
MPN
25 Sep 15
p. 58.
MPN
9 Oct 15
p. 84.
MPN
30 Oct 15
p. 112.
MPN
29 Nov 19
p. 3943.
MPW
9 Oct 15
p. 233, 340
Variety
1 Oct 15
p. 18.
DETAILS
Release Date:
7 November 1915
Production Date:
6 April 1915 to 15 May 1915
Copyright Claimants:
Triangle Film Corp. Triangle Film Corp.
Copyright Dates:
28 October 1915 7 November 1915
Copyright Numbers:
LU6800 LP10561
Physical Properties:
Silent
Black and White
Length(in feet):
5,624
Length(in reels):
6
Country:
United States
Language:
English
Passed by NBR:
No
SYNOPSIS

Worried that Octavia, his granddaughter, will marry a spineless city fop, Ezra Whitney, a San Francisco mining magnate, takes her to Alaska to find a proper husband. In the wilds of Alaska, Octavia meets "Chuck" Hemingway, a prosperous Ivy Leaguer posing as a Western roughneck. Believing that he is too lowly for her, Octavia firmly rejects Chuck's advances, but he refuses to be spurned and kidnaps her. Although he leaves her untouched, Octavia, abandoned by Ezra and forced into marriage, suffers a breakdown in her husband's cabin. After six months, she recovers, throws herself into housekeeping and while relishing her new work, maintains her coldness towards Chuck. His obvious attraction for Kitty Malloy, the queen of the Arctic Cabaret, however, arouses Octavia's jealousy, and finally convinces her of her love. Contented at last, Octavia and Chuck return to the city and reunite with ... +


Worried that Octavia, his granddaughter, will marry a spineless city fop, Ezra Whitney, a San Francisco mining magnate, takes her to Alaska to find a proper husband. In the wilds of Alaska, Octavia meets "Chuck" Hemingway, a prosperous Ivy Leaguer posing as a Western roughneck. Believing that he is too lowly for her, Octavia firmly rejects Chuck's advances, but he refuses to be spurned and kidnaps her. Although he leaves her untouched, Octavia, abandoned by Ezra and forced into marriage, suffers a breakdown in her husband's cabin. After six months, she recovers, throws herself into housekeeping and while relishing her new work, maintains her coldness towards Chuck. His obvious attraction for Kitty Malloy, the queen of the Arctic Cabaret, however, arouses Octavia's jealousy, and finally convinces her of her love. Contented at last, Octavia and Chuck return to the city and reunite with Ezra. +

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Offscreen Credit
Name Occurs Before Title
AFI Life Achievement Award

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