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The working title of this film was The Doings of Diana . Taylor's story was entitled "The Doings of Diana." The copyright entry erroneously credits "Fred Tupton" with the ... More Less

The working title of this film was The Doings of Diana . Taylor's story was entitled "The Doings of Diana." The copyright entry erroneously credits "Fred Tupton" with the scenario. More Less

SOURCE CITATIONS
SOURCE
DATE
PAGE
ETR
24 Aug 18
p. 1015.
MPN
24 Aug 18
p. 1264.
MPW
10 Aug 18
p. 889.
MPW
22 Jun 18
p. 1754, 1759
Variety
16 Aug 18
p. 35.
Wid's
15 Aug 1918.
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DETAILS
Alternate Title:
The Doings of Diana
Release Date:
5 August 1918
Copyright Claimant:
Bluebird Photoplays, Inc.
Copyright Date:
5 August 1918
Copyright Number:
LP12728
Physical Properties:
Silent
Black and White
Length(in reels):
5
Country:
United States
Passed by NBR:
No
SYNOPSIS

Diana Rosson, a wealthy and beautiful woman, drives to her country home to escape the unwelcome attentions of her many suitors, particularly Trotwell, her guardian's favorite. Arriving in the middle of a raging storm, Diana rushes into the house only to be attacked by robbers. Passing by the house, Dick Webster hears her cries and rescues her, and the two quickly become friends. Diana falls in love with Dick, but his hatred of the rich prevents him from returning her affections. Anxious to win him, Diana tells Dick that she has a twin sister who insists on earning her own living. Dick agrees to deliver a message to the sister and promptly falls in love with the demure young woman, unaware that she actually is Diana. They marry, but when Horace Sciven falsely accuses Diana of stealing a violin, she is taken to the police station, where her husband discovers her true identity. Realizing that her deception was prompted by love, Dick forgives his young ... +


Diana Rosson, a wealthy and beautiful woman, drives to her country home to escape the unwelcome attentions of her many suitors, particularly Trotwell, her guardian's favorite. Arriving in the middle of a raging storm, Diana rushes into the house only to be attacked by robbers. Passing by the house, Dick Webster hears her cries and rescues her, and the two quickly become friends. Diana falls in love with Dick, but his hatred of the rich prevents him from returning her affections. Anxious to win him, Diana tells Dick that she has a twin sister who insists on earning her own living. Dick agrees to deliver a message to the sister and promptly falls in love with the demure young woman, unaware that she actually is Diana. They marry, but when Horace Sciven falsely accuses Diana of stealing a violin, she is taken to the police station, where her husband discovers her true identity. Realizing that her deception was prompted by love, Dick forgives his young wife. +

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Offscreen Credit
Name Occurs Before Title
AFI Life Achievement Award

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