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The scenario included in the copyright descriptions was originally entitled "Her Father's ... More Less

The scenario included in the copyright descriptions was originally entitled "Her Father's Money." More Less

SOURCE CITATIONS
SOURCE
DATE
PAGE
ETR
23 Feb 18
p. 990.
MPN
23 Feb 18
p. 1184.
MPW
9 Feb 18
p. 870.
Variety
8 Feb 18
p. 41.
DETAILS
Release Date:
3 February 1918
Copyright Claimant:
William Fox
Copyright Date:
3 February 1918
Copyright Number:
LP12027
Physical Properties:
Silent
Black and White
Length(in reels):
5
Country:
United States
Passed by NBR:
No
SYNOPSIS

Eloise Jackson, the ward of her wealthy uncle, Judge Stafford, spends thousands of dollars on extravagant parties for her friends. Harvey Greyson is a young and penniless writer struggling for recognition. When they meet at a party and fall in love, the judge, certain that Harvey is only enamored of Eloise's fortune, announces that he is bankrupt. Of all her friends, only Harvey sticks by her, offering his manuscripts to the deputy sheriff as security on the family's debts. Through his repeated efforts to secure money and employment for Eloise, Harvey convinces Judge Stafford that his love for the girl is true, and Eloise learns to curb her lavish spending. The judge sends Harvey's works to a publisher, and Harvey and Eloise become ... +


Eloise Jackson, the ward of her wealthy uncle, Judge Stafford, spends thousands of dollars on extravagant parties for her friends. Harvey Greyson is a young and penniless writer struggling for recognition. When they meet at a party and fall in love, the judge, certain that Harvey is only enamored of Eloise's fortune, announces that he is bankrupt. Of all her friends, only Harvey sticks by her, offering his manuscripts to the deputy sheriff as security on the family's debts. Through his repeated efforts to secure money and employment for Eloise, Harvey convinces Judge Stafford that his love for the girl is true, and Eloise learns to curb her lavish spending. The judge sends Harvey's works to a publisher, and Harvey and Eloise become engaged. +

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AFI Life Achievement Award

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