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SOURCE
DATE
PAGE
ETR
20 Jan 17
p. 491
Motog
3 Feb 17
p. 263.
MPW
27 Jan 17
p. 541, 590
NYDM
21 Jul 17
p. 536.
Variety
2 Mar 17
p. 25.
Wid's
18 Jan 17
pp. 38-39.
DETAILS
Release Date:
15 January 1917
Copyright Claimant:
Jesse L. Lasky Feature Play Co.
Copyright Date:
10 January 1917
Copyright Number:
LP9949
Physical Properties:
Silent
Black and White
Length(in reels):
5
Country:
United States
Passed by NBR:
No
SYNOPSIS

Betty Sherwin, who is left in the care of John Kenwood and his mother, is never told by her guardians that the gold mine she inherited from her father is worthless. A mining engineer named Fleming discovers that the mine contains a rich vein and he attempts to buy the property from Kenwood, who refuses to sell for sentimental reasons. Betty, ignorant that her lavish expenditures and tuition at boarding school are being subsidized by Kenwood through his own dwindling resources, is determined to repay him when he loses everything after a frost kills his orange crop, and she learns that she has been a financial burden. Betty goes to the mine and discovers the vein of gold which allows her to present Kenwood with both the gold and her ... +


Betty Sherwin, who is left in the care of John Kenwood and his mother, is never told by her guardians that the gold mine she inherited from her father is worthless. A mining engineer named Fleming discovers that the mine contains a rich vein and he attempts to buy the property from Kenwood, who refuses to sell for sentimental reasons. Betty, ignorant that her lavish expenditures and tuition at boarding school are being subsidized by Kenwood through his own dwindling resources, is determined to repay him when he loses everything after a frost kills his orange crop, and she learns that she has been a financial burden. Betty goes to the mine and discovers the vein of gold which allows her to present Kenwood with both the gold and her heart. +

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AFI Life Achievement Award

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