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DATE
PAGE
10 Oct 20
p. 11.
ETR
5 Mar 21
p. 1316.
MPN
23 Oct 20
p. 3216.
MPN
29 Jan 21
p. 1082.
DETAILS
Release Date:
December 1920
Copyright Claimant:
Vitagraph Co. of America
Copyright Date:
6 October 1920
Copyright Number:
LP15642
Physical Properties:
Silent
Black and White
Length(in reels):
5
Country:
United States
Passed by NBR:
No
SYNOPSIS

Quentard Lorris appoints several trustees to manage the fortune of his daughter Betty, who will inherit millions. The trustees, along with Lorris' secretary, Simon Slane, and suitor, Count Vorilla, are all anxious to get their hands on Betty's money. Jason Downer hires civil engineer Todfield King to do work on Lorris' estate, then Gleason and other trustees accuse King of being a fortune hunter. Although he is fond of Betty, King determines to quit. Soon Downer appears, telling him that Betty is in danger from Count Vorilla. After a struggle, King rescues Betty from the Count and his gang, and the two come to an understanding. Finally, Lorris and Downer arrive, and Lorris reveals that he was testing King to see if he would be a fit husband for his ... +


Quentard Lorris appoints several trustees to manage the fortune of his daughter Betty, who will inherit millions. The trustees, along with Lorris' secretary, Simon Slane, and suitor, Count Vorilla, are all anxious to get their hands on Betty's money. Jason Downer hires civil engineer Todfield King to do work on Lorris' estate, then Gleason and other trustees accuse King of being a fortune hunter. Although he is fond of Betty, King determines to quit. Soon Downer appears, telling him that Betty is in danger from Count Vorilla. After a struggle, King rescues Betty from the Count and his gang, and the two come to an understanding. Finally, Lorris and Downer arrive, and Lorris reveals that he was testing King to see if he would be a fit husband for his daughter. +

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