Captain Jinks of the Horse Marines (1916)

Comedy-drama | 17 January 1916

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SOURCE
DATE
PAGE
Motog
5 Feb 16
p. 317.
MPW
22 Jan 16
p. 519, 671
NYDM
29 Jan 16
p. 50.
DETAILS
Release Date:
17 January 1916
Copyright Claimant:
Essanay Film Mfg. Co.
Copyright Date:
19 January 1916
Copyright Number:
LP7460
Physical Properties:
Silent
Black and White
Length(in reels):
5
Country:
United States
Passed by NBR:
No
SYNOPSIS

During the early 1870's, Robert Jinks bets some friends that he can make love to opera star Madame Trentoni. Robert manages to arrange a meeting, and when he and Trentoni see each other for the first time, they instantly fall in love, and their courtship progresses rapidly. Now embarrassed by the wager, Robert tries to call it off, but his friends will not listen. Two of them, in fact, jealous of Robert's affair with Trentoni, go to her father and convince him that Robert's ardor is not the result of love, but rather of his determination to win the bet. The old man tells his daughter, who immediately breaks off her relationship with Robert. Finally, Robert gets in to see her and explains everything, and he and Trentoni begin making plans for their life ... +


During the early 1870's, Robert Jinks bets some friends that he can make love to opera star Madame Trentoni. Robert manages to arrange a meeting, and when he and Trentoni see each other for the first time, they instantly fall in love, and their courtship progresses rapidly. Now embarrassed by the wager, Robert tries to call it off, but his friends will not listen. Two of them, in fact, jealous of Robert's affair with Trentoni, go to her father and convince him that Robert's ardor is not the result of love, but rather of his determination to win the bet. The old man tells his daughter, who immediately breaks off her relationship with Robert. Finally, Robert gets in to see her and explains everything, and he and Trentoni begin making plans for their life together. +

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AFI Life Achievement Award

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