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According to a modern source, James Wong Howe was the assistant cameraman on this ... More Less

According to a modern source, James Wong Howe was the assistant cameraman on this film. More Less

SOURCE CITATIONS
SOURCE
DATE
PAGE
ETR
22 Mar 19
p. 1209.
MPN
29 Mar 19
p. 2019.
MPW
22 Mar 19
p. 1703.
Variety
31 Oct 19
p. 57.
Wid's
16 Mar 19
p. 5.
DETAILS
Release Date:
2 March 1919
Copyright Claimant:
Famous Players-Lasky Corp.
Copyright Date:
24 January 1919
Copyright Number:
LP13338
Physical Properties:
Silent
Black and White
Length(in feet):
4,678
Length(in reels):
5
Country:
United States
Passed by NBR:
No
SYNOPSIS

Sixteen-year-old Gloria O'Connell falls in love with her neighbor, James Oliver. Gloria is sent to a small town to stay with her three spinster aunts, while James becomes a newspaper reporter and arranges to write a story on the town and its large old maid population. James pursues overweight "Hippo" Harger, a rival for Gloria's affections, and challenges him to a duel. When James's newspaper story appears, the indignant old maids hunt down the author. In a fit of anger, Gloria decides to marry "Hippo," but James rescues her at the office of the justice of the peace. The youthful lovers continue their relationship with their parents' ... +


Sixteen-year-old Gloria O'Connell falls in love with her neighbor, James Oliver. Gloria is sent to a small town to stay with her three spinster aunts, while James becomes a newspaper reporter and arranges to write a story on the town and its large old maid population. James pursues overweight "Hippo" Harger, a rival for Gloria's affections, and challenges him to a duel. When James's newspaper story appears, the indignant old maids hunt down the author. In a fit of anger, Gloria decides to marry "Hippo," but James rescues her at the office of the justice of the peace. The youthful lovers continue their relationship with their parents' understanding. +

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Offscreen Credit
Name Occurs Before Title
AFI Life Achievement Award

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