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The working title of this film was Glory . Margery and Enid Bennett were ... More Less

The working title of this film was Glory . Margery and Enid Bennett were sisters. More Less

SOURCE CITATIONS
SOURCE
DATE
PAGE
ETR
16 Jun 17
p. 123.
MPN
16 Jun 17
p. 3791.
MPW
16 Jun 17
p. 1797.
MPW
27 Jan 17
p. 542.
NYDM
9 Jun 17
p. 28.
DETAILS
Alternate Title:
Glory
Release Date:
10 June 1917
Physical Properties:
Silent
Black and White
Length(in feet):
4,603
Length(in reels):
5
Country:
United States
Passed by NBR:
No
SYNOPSIS

The only cloud in the bright existence of Glory Wharton and her grandfather Jed, a veteran of the Civil War, is the old man's drinking problem. After Jed disgraces himself by stumbling along in a drunken state during the Decoration Day parade, Glory decides to take action. Learning that the only way to cure her grandfather is to rid the town of its one saloon, Glory tricks the innkeeper's son "Sport" Morgan into taking her there. Here she feigns intoxication and acts in such a disgraceful manner that the authorities are aroused and Morgan's license revoked. When the truth is discovered, Glory is proclaimed a heroine, her grandfather is reformed and Glory's happiness is made complete when she marries the town minister, Bruce ... +


The only cloud in the bright existence of Glory Wharton and her grandfather Jed, a veteran of the Civil War, is the old man's drinking problem. After Jed disgraces himself by stumbling along in a drunken state during the Decoration Day parade, Glory decides to take action. Learning that the only way to cure her grandfather is to rid the town of its one saloon, Glory tricks the innkeeper's son "Sport" Morgan into taking her there. Here she feigns intoxication and acts in such a disgraceful manner that the authorities are aroused and Morgan's license revoked. When the truth is discovered, Glory is proclaimed a heroine, her grandfather is reformed and Glory's happiness is made complete when she marries the town minister, Bruce Crawford. +

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Offscreen Credit
Name Occurs Before Title
AFI Life Achievement Award

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