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DATE
PAGE
Motog
12 May 17
p. 1016.
MPN
19 May 17
p. 3160.
MPW
19 May 17
p. 1140, 1182
NYDM
29 May 20
p. 4491.
Variety
4 May 17
p. 24.
Wid's
24 May 17
pp. 324-25.
DETAILS
Release Date:
14 May 1917
Copyright Claimant:
World Film Corp.
Copyright Date:
3 May 1917
Copyright Number:
LU10722
Physical Properties:
Silent
Black and White
Length(in reels):
5
Country:
United States
Passed by NBR:
No
SYNOPSIS

When his son Chadwick returns home from college, factory owner Joshua Anson expects him to marry a woman of wealth. Much to his father's chagrin, Chadwick falls in love with factory girl Mary McClintock. Anson attempts to break up the romance by framing Mary in a compromising situation, but she outfoxes him and marries Chadwick. Not to be defeated, Anson offers his daughter-in-law $100,000 to divorce his son, but Mary outfoxes him once again by accepting the money, getting a divorce, and then remarrying Chadwick. Mary's last trick wins her her father-in-law's respect and he finally offers the couple his ... +


When his son Chadwick returns home from college, factory owner Joshua Anson expects him to marry a woman of wealth. Much to his father's chagrin, Chadwick falls in love with factory girl Mary McClintock. Anson attempts to break up the romance by framing Mary in a compromising situation, but she outfoxes him and marries Chadwick. Not to be defeated, Anson offers his daughter-in-law $100,000 to divorce his son, but Mary outfoxes him once again by accepting the money, getting a divorce, and then remarrying Chadwick. Mary's last trick wins her her father-in-law's respect and he finally offers the couple his blessings. +

GENRE
Genre:
Sub-genre:
Society


Subject

Legend
Viewed by AFI
Partially Viewed
Offscreen Credit
Name Occurs Before Title
AFI Life Achievement Award

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