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HISTORY

The film was underway in Dec 1919, but there is no evidence that it was released in 1920. It is listed in the AFI Catalog of Feature Films, 1921-30 (F2.1923) as a 1921 release, distributed by Pioneer Film Corp. MPW states that the film is "about five ... More Less

The film was underway in Dec 1919, but there is no evidence that it was released in 1920. It is listed in the AFI Catalog of Feature Films, 1921-30 (F2.1923) as a 1921 release, distributed by Pioneer Film Corp. MPW states that the film is "about five reels." More Less

SOURCE CITATIONS
SOURCE
DATE
PAGE
1 Feb 1920.
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MPN
6 Dec 19
p. 4124, 4125
MPW
4 Feb 22
p. 552.
DETAILS
Release Date:
1920
Physical Properties:
Silent
Black and White
Length(in reels):
5
Country:
United States
Passed by NBR:
No
SYNOPSIS

Dixie, a waif of the Southern waterfronts, is taken in by "Sis" Maloney and her son Joe, who make her life miserable. She is tricked into a marriage with Joe, but he is arrested on their wedding night and jailed. Dixie eventually finds romance with Keith Demming, who takes her to her first dress-up party. Joe, however, chooses that night to return, and Dixie is saved from a life with him only by the unexpected appearance of her wealthy father. Joe's accidental death frees Dixie to marry ... +


Dixie, a waif of the Southern waterfronts, is taken in by "Sis" Maloney and her son Joe, who make her life miserable. She is tricked into a marriage with Joe, but he is arrested on their wedding night and jailed. Dixie eventually finds romance with Keith Demming, who takes her to her first dress-up party. Joe, however, chooses that night to return, and Dixie is saved from a life with him only by the unexpected appearance of her wealthy father. Joe's accidental death frees Dixie to marry Keith. +

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Legend
Viewed by AFI
Partially Viewed
Offscreen Credit
Name Occurs Before Title
AFI Life Achievement Award

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