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This was Olive Thomas' first feature for Triangle. Wid's erroneously credits Russell E. Smith as ... More Less

This was Olive Thomas' first feature for Triangle. Wid's erroneously credits Russell E. Smith as author. More Less

SOURCE CITATIONS
SOURCE
DATE
PAGE
ETR
30 Jun 17
p. 268.
Motog
30 Jun 17
p. 1397.
MPN
30 Jun 17
p. 4108.
MPW
5 Apr 19
pp. 30-31.
NYDM
23 Jun 17
p. 29.
Variety
22 Jun 17
p. 22.
Wid's
5 Jul 17
p. 420.
DETAILS
Release Date:
24 June 1917
Physical Properties:
Silent
Black and White
Length(in reels):
5
Country:
United States
Passed by NBR:
No
SYNOPSIS

The social climbing Flower family is comprised of Mr. Flower, a banker who has overextended himself financially, Mrs. Flower, a socially ambitious mother, Julia Flower, a marriage-minded elder daughter and Madge Flower, a high-spirited younger daughter. When Madge is expelled from boarding school for her practical jokes and pranks, she joins her mother and sister in Palm Beach, where they are wintering, in hopes of snaring a titled husband for Julia. Julia, fearful that her little sister will impair her success on the marriage market, forces Madge to dress as a child of ten. Julia has her sights set on the Earl of Larsdale, but after a series of misadventures, Madge elopes with the young man who turns out not to be an earl at all, but a prosperous young American who is holding her father's notes. Thus, she saves the day for the Flower ... +


The social climbing Flower family is comprised of Mr. Flower, a banker who has overextended himself financially, Mrs. Flower, a socially ambitious mother, Julia Flower, a marriage-minded elder daughter and Madge Flower, a high-spirited younger daughter. When Madge is expelled from boarding school for her practical jokes and pranks, she joins her mother and sister in Palm Beach, where they are wintering, in hopes of snaring a titled husband for Julia. Julia, fearful that her little sister will impair her success on the marriage market, forces Madge to dress as a child of ten. Julia has her sights set on the Earl of Larsdale, but after a series of misadventures, Madge elopes with the young man who turns out not to be an earl at all, but a prosperous young American who is holding her father's notes. Thus, she saves the day for the Flower family. +

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