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Some exterior scenes in this film were shot in Palm Beach, ... More Less

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GEOGRAPHIC LOCATIONS
SOURCE CITATIONS
SOURCE
DATE
PAGE
ETR
10 Apr 20
p. 2090.
ETR
8 May 20
p. 2630.
MPN
14 Feb 20
p. 1720.
MPN
24 Jan 20
p. 588.
MPN
1 May 20
pp. 3798-99.
MPN
8 May 20
p. 3998, 4068
MPW
8 May 20
p. 860.
New York Morning Telegraph
2 May 1920.
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Variety
30 Apr 20
p. 43.
Wid's
2 May 20
p. 4.
DETAILS
Release Date:
18 April 1920
Copyright Claimants:
Joseph M. Schenck Joseph M. Schenck
Copyright Dates:
10 May 1920 24 June 1920
Copyright Numbers:
LP15182 LU15320
Physical Properties:
Silent
Black and White
Length(in feet):
5,888
Length(in reels):
6
Country:
United States
Passed by NBR:
No
SYNOPSIS

When Babs Hardcastle is expelled from boarding school because of her insistence upon expounding romantic theories, her concerned father sends his recalcitrant daughter to Aunt Emily in Boston. There she discovers that her aunt has been engaged to Jim Winthrop for six years, but he is unable to marry her until after his two sisters and aunt marry. Babs arranges to have Jim and his family accompany her to Florida where she schemes to marry off Jim's relatives. After Babs compromises her father with Jim's aunt and rounds up husbands for the two girls, Jim is free to marry Emily. However, Emily has already married a professor and Babs, discovering that she really loves Jim, marries ... +


When Babs Hardcastle is expelled from boarding school because of her insistence upon expounding romantic theories, her concerned father sends his recalcitrant daughter to Aunt Emily in Boston. There she discovers that her aunt has been engaged to Jim Winthrop for six years, but he is unable to marry her until after his two sisters and aunt marry. Babs arranges to have Jim and his family accompany her to Florida where she schemes to marry off Jim's relatives. After Babs compromises her father with Jim's aunt and rounds up husbands for the two girls, Jim is free to marry Emily. However, Emily has already married a professor and Babs, discovering that she really loves Jim, marries him. +

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Subject
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Subject (Minor):
Legend
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Offscreen Credit
Name Occurs Before Title
AFI Life Achievement Award

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