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DATE
PAGE
ETR
11 May 18
p. 1843.
MPN
8 Jun 18
p. 3455.
MPW
25 May 18
p. 1194.
NYDM
20 Apr 18
p. 326, 436
Wid's
26 May 18
pp. 19-20.
DETAILS
Release Date:
2 June 1918
Copyright Claimant:
William Fox
Copyright Date:
2 June 1918
Copyright Number:
LP12524
Physical Properties:
Silent
Black and White
Length(in feet):
4,605
Length(in reels):
5
Country:
United States
Passed by NBR:
No
SYNOPSIS

Because her son married beneath him, Mrs. Van Twiller Du Bois disowns him and decides to leave her fortune to her nephew, Cecil Harrington. She does, however, agree to educate her granddaughter Mary, who comes to live with Mrs. Du Bois in hopes of reconciling her father and the old woman. Cecil, actually a local robber whose identity has just been discovered by the police, plans to rob his aunt and leave town. Just as he is emptying the safe, Mary enters the room, and when Mrs. Du Bois comes in, Cecil tries to blame Mary for the robbery. The police soon arrive to clear Mary's name and arrest Cecil, and Mrs. Du Bois is reconciled to her ... +


Because her son married beneath him, Mrs. Van Twiller Du Bois disowns him and decides to leave her fortune to her nephew, Cecil Harrington. She does, however, agree to educate her granddaughter Mary, who comes to live with Mrs. Du Bois in hopes of reconciling her father and the old woman. Cecil, actually a local robber whose identity has just been discovered by the police, plans to rob his aunt and leave town. Just as he is emptying the safe, Mary enters the room, and when Mrs. Du Bois comes in, Cecil tries to blame Mary for the robbery. The police soon arrive to clear Mary's name and arrest Cecil, and Mrs. Du Bois is reconciled to her family. +

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AFI Life Achievement Award

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