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Peggy marked Billie Burke's movie debut. The original title of this film was The Devil's Pepper Pot . Sources differ concerning the director; some list Thomas Ince, while others list Ince and Charles ... More Less

Peggy marked Billie Burke's movie debut. The original title of this film was The Devil's Pepper Pot . Sources differ concerning the director; some list Thomas Ince, while others list Ince and Charles Giblyn. More Less

SOURCE CITATIONS
SOURCE
DATE
PAGE
Motog
19 Feb 16
p. 425.
MPN
30 Oct 15
p. 96.
MPN
29 Jan 16
p. 563.
MPW
5 Feb 16
p. 718.
MPW
18 Mar 16
p. 1895.
New York Times
17 Jan 16
p. 20.
NYDM
22 Jan 16
p. 29.
NYDM
27 May 16
p. 30.
Variety
21 Jan 16
p. 27.
DETAILS
Alternate Title:
The Devil's Pepper Pot
Release Date:
15 January 1916
Copyright Claimant:
Triangle Film Corp.
Copyright Date:
21 January 1916
Copyright Number:
LU7466
Physical Properties:
Silent
Black and White
Length(in feet):
6,523
Length(in reels):
7
Country:
United States
Passed by NBR:
No
SYNOPSIS

Peggy Cameron, a New York high society favorite, suddenly must move to the moors when her uncle and guardian, Andrew Cameron, insists that she come live with him in Scotland. Despite the gloomy surroundings, Peggy does her best to maintain her New York life style and, as a result, her fast driving and men's clothing dismay the straitlaced Andrew, as well as the other villagers. Then, however, Peggy shows her serious side when she comes to the aid of an unmarried expectant mother who has been made a social outcast. From this, Peggy wins the grudging respect of the villagers. Finally, the Reverend Donald Bruce, who has fallen in love with her, persuades Peggy to stay in Scotland and marry him after Andrew, ironically, has agreed to let her return to the United ... +


Peggy Cameron, a New York high society favorite, suddenly must move to the moors when her uncle and guardian, Andrew Cameron, insists that she come live with him in Scotland. Despite the gloomy surroundings, Peggy does her best to maintain her New York life style and, as a result, her fast driving and men's clothing dismay the straitlaced Andrew, as well as the other villagers. Then, however, Peggy shows her serious side when she comes to the aid of an unmarried expectant mother who has been made a social outcast. From this, Peggy wins the grudging respect of the villagers. Finally, the Reverend Donald Bruce, who has fallen in love with her, persuades Peggy to stay in Scotland and marry him after Andrew, ironically, has agreed to let her return to the United States. +

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AFI Life Achievement Award

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