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DATE
PAGE
ETR
24 Feb 17
p. 847.
Motog
3 Mar 17
p. 479.
MPN
3 Mar 17
p. 1422.
MPW
11 Apr 19
p. 55.
MPW
17 Mar 17
p. 1828.
NYDM
24 Feb 17
p. 26.
Wid's
22 Feb 17
p. 121.
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DETAILS
Release Date:
11 March 1917
Physical Properties:
Silent
Black and White
Length(in feet):
4,794
Length(in reels):
5
Country:
United States
Passed by NBR:
No
SYNOPSIS

To earn her own living, Jerry Ross dresses as a boy and sells newspapers on the street corner. As the result of a chance meeting with Frank Girard, who is interested in the "Big Brother Movement," Jerry is invited to Girard's farm in the country and later is sent to a coeducational institution where she assumes the dress and manners of a girl once more. Time passes and Jerry, the girl graduate, goes to Mexico to join her benefactor who is surprised to find that his Jerry is really a girl. The opposition of Girard's sister determines Jerry to leave Girard and Mexico, but she gets no further than the railroad station, for Girard has fallen in love with her and prevents her from ... +


To earn her own living, Jerry Ross dresses as a boy and sells newspapers on the street corner. As the result of a chance meeting with Frank Girard, who is interested in the "Big Brother Movement," Jerry is invited to Girard's farm in the country and later is sent to a coeducational institution where she assumes the dress and manners of a girl once more. Time passes and Jerry, the girl graduate, goes to Mexico to join her benefactor who is surprised to find that his Jerry is really a girl. The opposition of Girard's sister determines Jerry to leave Girard and Mexico, but she gets no further than the railroad station, for Girard has fallen in love with her and prevents her from leaving. +

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