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The first public showing of this film was given at Long Beach, CA on 29 Jul 1917 to raise funds for a hospital for convalescent soldiers and sailors of the U.S. Army. No reviews were located for the ... More Less

The first public showing of this film was given at Long Beach, CA on 29 Jul 1917 to raise funds for a hospital for convalescent soldiers and sailors of the U.S. Army. No reviews were located for the film. More Less

SOURCE CITATIONS
SOURCE
DATE
PAGE
ETR
18 May 18
p. 1879.
MPN
1 Jun 18
p. 3182.
MPW
8 Jun 18
p. 1480.
NYDM
27 Apr 18
p. 605.
DETAILS
Release Date:
May 1918
Copyright Claimant:
Select Pictures Corp.
Copyright Date:
3 May 1918
Copyright Number:
LP12385
Physical Properties:
Silent
Black and White
Length(in reels):
5
Country:
United States
Passed by NBR:
No
SYNOPSIS

Weary of the slow pace of life in her little home town, Helen Drayton rebels when her friends and relatives assume that she will marry her longtime friend and escort, Chet Vernon. Helen is so anxious to experience life in the big city that she falls in love with visiting New York architect John Galvin almost immediately after his arrival. Several weeks later, the two marry and move to New York, where, after a series of painful experiences, Helen finally realizes John's selfishness. In the end, she gratefully returns home and becomes Chet's ... +


Weary of the slow pace of life in her little home town, Helen Drayton rebels when her friends and relatives assume that she will marry her longtime friend and escort, Chet Vernon. Helen is so anxious to experience life in the big city that she falls in love with visiting New York architect John Galvin almost immediately after his arrival. Several weeks later, the two marry and move to New York, where, after a series of painful experiences, Helen finally realizes John's selfishness. In the end, she gratefully returns home and becomes Chet's wife. +

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Subject (Minor):
Legend
Viewed by AFI
Partially Viewed
Offscreen Credit
Name Occurs Before Title
AFI Life Achievement Award

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