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ETR
9 Jun 17
p. 56.
MPN
16 Jun 17
p. 3792.
MPW
16 Jun 17
p. 1799, 1840
Variety
1 Mar 17
p. 137.
Wid's
7 Jun 17
p. 359.
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Release Date:
7 June 1917
Copyright Claimant:
Oliver Morosco Photoplay Co.
Copyright Date:
23 May 1917
Copyright Number:
LP10823
Physical Properties:
Silent
Black and White
Length(in reels):
5
Country:
United States
Passed by NBR:
No
SYNOPSIS

Becky Knight's parents, simple shopkeepers, have denied themselves necessities so that their daughter can attend an exclusive boarding school. Becky, ashamed of her parents' background, pretends that she is as wealthy as her classmates. At Christmas she is invited to the home of one of the girls where she meets Dr. Tom Fielding who proposes to her. Tom discovers the truth about Becky's parents when, on a hunting expedition in a nearby town, he is called to care for Becky's sick mother. After chiding Becky for her deceit, Tom leaves, and Becky, learning of her father's desperate financial position, is forced to accept a job as the masked dancer at Ross Benson's roadhouse. On the last night of her engagement, Tom discovers Becky struggling with Benson and learns that she had been forced to dance in order to save her father. Becky's sacrifice overcomes Tom's misgivings and the two are ... +


Becky Knight's parents, simple shopkeepers, have denied themselves necessities so that their daughter can attend an exclusive boarding school. Becky, ashamed of her parents' background, pretends that she is as wealthy as her classmates. At Christmas she is invited to the home of one of the girls where she meets Dr. Tom Fielding who proposes to her. Tom discovers the truth about Becky's parents when, on a hunting expedition in a nearby town, he is called to care for Becky's sick mother. After chiding Becky for her deceit, Tom leaves, and Becky, learning of her father's desperate financial position, is forced to accept a job as the masked dancer at Ross Benson's roadhouse. On the last night of her engagement, Tom discovers Becky struggling with Benson and learns that she had been forced to dance in order to save her father. Becky's sacrifice overcomes Tom's misgivings and the two are married. +

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