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DATE
PAGE
8 Jun 19
p. 15.
MPN
15 Mar 19
p. 1704, 1707
Variety
28 Feb 19
p. 58.
DETAILS
Release Date:
2 March 1919
Copyright Claimant:
Universal Film Mfg. Co.
Copyright Date:
24 February 1919
Copyright Number:
LP13437
Physical Properties:
Silent
Black and White
Length(in reels):
5
Country:
United States
Passed by NBR:
No
SYNOPSIS

When her husband, struggling lawyer Horace Dillingham, is unable to provide adequate money for her insatiable desire for expensive cherries, Kitty Dillingham goes to work as a stenographer for him. One day while Horace is out of the office, Kitty mistakes Jonas Collamore, a defendant in a divorce suit for whom Horace is acting, for an important client. Kitty agrees to lunch, and, swallowing many maraschino cherries along with their cocktails, becomes drunk. Jonas takes her to a nearby inn where they are followed by Mrs. Collamore's detectives, who then summon Mrs. Collamore and her lawyer Horace. Kitty realizes Jonas is trying to create a compromising situation, and she leaves through the window. When the detectives break in, the only trace of Kitty is her hairpin. Kitty and Jonas then conspire to entrap their spouses. Both couples manage to straighten out their domestic problems at the last ... +


When her husband, struggling lawyer Horace Dillingham, is unable to provide adequate money for her insatiable desire for expensive cherries, Kitty Dillingham goes to work as a stenographer for him. One day while Horace is out of the office, Kitty mistakes Jonas Collamore, a defendant in a divorce suit for whom Horace is acting, for an important client. Kitty agrees to lunch, and, swallowing many maraschino cherries along with their cocktails, becomes drunk. Jonas takes her to a nearby inn where they are followed by Mrs. Collamore's detectives, who then summon Mrs. Collamore and her lawyer Horace. Kitty realizes Jonas is trying to create a compromising situation, and she leaves through the window. When the detectives break in, the only trace of Kitty is her hairpin. Kitty and Jonas then conspire to entrap their spouses. Both couples manage to straighten out their domestic problems at the last minute. +

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