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HISTORY

Onscreen credits of the print viewed mistakenly listed Arthur Houseman as Arthur Johnston. William Joseph Scully worked on the film, probably as assistant director. According to a news item, this film was originally entitled Dangerous Paradise , which was the title of a later Selznick production starring Louise Huff. Some scenes in the film were shot in ... More Less

Onscreen credits of the print viewed mistakenly listed Arthur Houseman as Arthur Johnston. William Joseph Scully worked on the film, probably as assistant director. According to a news item, this film was originally entitled Dangerous Paradise , which was the title of a later Selznick production starring Louise Huff. Some scenes in the film were shot in Florida. More Less

GEOGRAPHIC LOCATIONS
SOURCE CITATIONS
SOURCE
DATE
PAGE
ETR
29 May 20
p. 2965.
MPN
29 May 20
p. 4541.
MPW
29 May 20
p. 1239.
New York Morning Telegraph
11 Apr 1920.
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Variety
21 May 20
p. 34.
Wid's
23 May 20
p. 17.
DETAILS
Alternate Title:
Dangerous Paradise
Release Date:
10 May 1920
Copyright Claimant:
Selznick Pictures Corp.
Copyright Date:
14 May 1920
Copyright Number:
LP15118
Physical Properties:
Silent
Black and White
Length(in feet):
5,630
Length(in reels):
6
Country:
United States
Language:
English
Passed by NBR:
No
SYNOPSIS

Ginger King, a small town girl attending an Eastern boarding school, dreams of a more glamorous life. Dissatisfied with her military school boyfriend, Bill Forbes, she meets the older, intriguing Richard Channing and accompanies him to the country club dance. More bold after that adventure, Ginger, while on her way home for a holiday, meets two crooks who entrust some stolen jewels to her for safekeeping. Ginger then puts the jewels on and appears in her home town dressed as a vamp. Once the crooks reappear, however, she realizes the seriousness of the situation and gives up her pretensions to return to ... +


Ginger King, a small town girl attending an Eastern boarding school, dreams of a more glamorous life. Dissatisfied with her military school boyfriend, Bill Forbes, she meets the older, intriguing Richard Channing and accompanies him to the country club dance. More bold after that adventure, Ginger, while on her way home for a holiday, meets two crooks who entrust some stolen jewels to her for safekeeping. Ginger then puts the jewels on and appears in her home town dressed as a vamp. Once the crooks reappear, however, she realizes the seriousness of the situation and gives up her pretensions to return to Bill. +

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