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DATE
PAGE
ETR
3 Aug 18
pp. 748-49.
MPN
3 Aug 18
p. 719, 795
MPW
10 Aug 18
p. 887.
Wid's
28 Jul 18
pp. 21-22.
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PRODUCTION CREDITS
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PARENT COMPANY
PRODUCTION COMPANY
DISTRIBUTION COMPANY
NAME
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Release Date:
4 August 1918
Copyright Claimant:
Pathé Exchange, inc.
Copyright Date:
15 July 1918
Copyright Number:
LU12648
Physical Properties:
Silent
Black and White
Length(in feet):
4,600
Length(in reels):
5
Country:
United States
Passed by NBR:
No
SYNOPSIS

When the headstrong Marjorie Whitney refuses to marry Elmer Poindexter, the nephew of her wealthy father's business partner, she is locked in her room by her father. With the help of the maid, Marjorie escapes, and with only a few dollars in her purse, she goes to New York City and moves into a cheap lodging house. A hired detective reports her location to her father, who, realizing his daughter's stubbornness, advises Elmer to move into the boardinghouse, quietly court Marjorie, and then propose. Alone in the house, Marjorie is attacked by an escaped convict, but reporter Fitzjames Powers rescues her. Later, Elmer arrives, but Fitzjames throws him out. With the return of the convict, Fitzjames proves his courage, while Elmer runs away to phone Marjorie's father. Arriving on the scene, Marjorie's father joins her in favoring Fitzjames, while Elmer is dismissed as a ... +


When the headstrong Marjorie Whitney refuses to marry Elmer Poindexter, the nephew of her wealthy father's business partner, she is locked in her room by her father. With the help of the maid, Marjorie escapes, and with only a few dollars in her purse, she goes to New York City and moves into a cheap lodging house. A hired detective reports her location to her father, who, realizing his daughter's stubbornness, advises Elmer to move into the boardinghouse, quietly court Marjorie, and then propose. Alone in the house, Marjorie is attacked by an escaped convict, but reporter Fitzjames Powers rescues her. Later, Elmer arrives, but Fitzjames throws him out. With the return of the convict, Fitzjames proves his courage, while Elmer runs away to phone Marjorie's father. Arriving on the scene, Marjorie's father joins her in favoring Fitzjames, while Elmer is dismissed as a coward. +

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