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The title of the original story was "Miss ... More Less

The title of the original story was "Miss Mulqueen." More Less

SOURCE CITATIONS
SOURCE
DATE
PAGE
Motog
16 Sep 16
p. 672.
MPN
16 Sep 16
p. 1728.
MPW
16 Sep 16
p. 1822.
NYDM
24 Mar 16
p. 25.
Variety
15 Sep 16
p. 26.
Wid's
7 Sep 16
p. 838.
DETAILS
Release Date:
7 September 1916
Physical Properties:
Silent
Black and White
Length(in reels):
5
Country:
United States
Passed by NBR:
No
SYNOPSIS

When Betty Norton and her younger brother Jimmy run away from white slaver Nifty Mendez, who has framed their father, Jimmy breaks his leg when he is hit by Rodney Channing's car. The wealthy Rodney insists that Jimmy remain with him while recuperating, and during this time, Rodney and Betty fall in love and plan their marriage. Mendez hears of this and demands money from Betty. If she refuses, he says, he will tell Rodney that her father is in jail. Betty agrees, writes Rodney a letter all about her father and then runs away again. Later, an old enemy kills Mendez, and Rodney is able to locate Betty. Since he does not care that her father is a convict, he and Betty once again plan their ... +


When Betty Norton and her younger brother Jimmy run away from white slaver Nifty Mendez, who has framed their father, Jimmy breaks his leg when he is hit by Rodney Channing's car. The wealthy Rodney insists that Jimmy remain with him while recuperating, and during this time, Rodney and Betty fall in love and plan their marriage. Mendez hears of this and demands money from Betty. If she refuses, he says, he will tell Rodney that her father is in jail. Betty agrees, writes Rodney a letter all about her father and then runs away again. Later, an old enemy kills Mendez, and Rodney is able to locate Betty. Since he does not care that her father is a convict, he and Betty once again plan their marriage. +

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AFI Life Achievement Award

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