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DATE
PAGE
ETR
17 Jul 20
p. 733.
MPN
17 Jul 20
p. 669.
MPW
17 Jul 20
pp. 370-71.
Variety
13 Aug 20
p. 36.
Wid's
11 Jul 20
p. 18.
DETAILS
Release Date:
July 1920
Copyright Claimant:
Famous Players-Lasky Corp.
Copyright Date:
29 June 1920
Copyright Number:
LP15330
Physical Properties:
Silent
Black and White
Length(in feet):
5,046
Length(in reels):
5
Country:
United States
Passed by NBR:
No
SYNOPSIS

Prudence, a young society woman and aviatrix, is forbidden to continue flying by her fiancé Hewitt and her father. In defiance, she stages her own kidnapping, but Hewitt discovers the ruse and arranges a real abduction to teach her a lesson. His plan backfires, and the kidnappers rob him and capture Prudence. In order to save herself, Prudence pretends to join the gang. In an attempted robbery of Hewitt's house, the police surprise the thieves, but Prudence escapes to her own house where she is reunited with her family and fiancé. Hewitt and her father, in their relief at Prudence's homecoming, relent and allow her to continue her aeronautical ... +


Prudence, a young society woman and aviatrix, is forbidden to continue flying by her fiancé Hewitt and her father. In defiance, she stages her own kidnapping, but Hewitt discovers the ruse and arranges a real abduction to teach her a lesson. His plan backfires, and the kidnappers rob him and capture Prudence. In order to save herself, Prudence pretends to join the gang. In an attempted robbery of Hewitt's house, the police surprise the thieves, but Prudence escapes to her own house where she is reunited with her family and fiancé. Hewitt and her father, in their relief at Prudence's homecoming, relent and allow her to continue her aeronautical pursuits. +

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Legend
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Offscreen Credit
Name Occurs Before Title
AFI Life Achievement Award

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