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DATE
PAGE
Motog
11 Nov 16
p. 1091.
MPN
11 Nov 16
p. 3021.
MPW
11 Nov 16
p. 842.
MPW
30 Sep 16
p. 2172.
NYDM
4 Nov 16
p. 26.
Variety
3 Nov 16
p. 29.
Wid's
9 Nov 16
p. 1087.
CAST
PRODUCTION CREDITS
NAME
PARENT COMPANY
PRODUCTION COMPANY
PRODUCTION TEXT
Gold Rooster Plays
DISTRIBUTION COMPANY
NAME
CREDITED AS
CREDIT
DIRECTOR
DETAILS
Release Date:
12 November 1916
Copyright Claimant:
Pathé Exchange, inc.
Copyright Date:
28 September 1916
Copyright Number:
LU9204
Physical Properties:
Silent
Black and White
Length(in reels):
5
Country:
United States
Passed by NBR:
No
SYNOPSIS

Greatly disappointed when his son marries a waitress, the status-conscious Gilbert Jackson severs all relations with the young man. Five years later, the son goes out West for a few months to earn a living, while his wife and Little Mary, their infant daughter, move into a small cottage next to the house owned by Gilbert and his wife Amelia. Unaware that the young girl is their granddaughter or that her mother is their daughter-in-law, the old couple immediately falls in love with Little Mary. Then, softened by his contact with Little Mary, Gilbert hires a detective to find his son. He then wires him to come back to his family, after which the real identities of Little Mary and her mother are revealed, and a reconciliation takes place between the elder Jacksons and the younger ... +


Greatly disappointed when his son marries a waitress, the status-conscious Gilbert Jackson severs all relations with the young man. Five years later, the son goes out West for a few months to earn a living, while his wife and Little Mary, their infant daughter, move into a small cottage next to the house owned by Gilbert and his wife Amelia. Unaware that the young girl is their granddaughter or that her mother is their daughter-in-law, the old couple immediately falls in love with Little Mary. Then, softened by his contact with Little Mary, Gilbert hires a detective to find his son. He then wires him to come back to his family, after which the real identities of Little Mary and her mother are revealed, and a reconciliation takes place between the elder Jacksons and the younger ones. +

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AFI Life Achievement Award

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