The Little Shepherd of Bargain Row (1916)

Drama | 24 April 1916

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HISTORY

The film was re-issued in 1920 on a state rights basis by Kremer Film ... More Less

The film was re-issued in 1920 on a state rights basis by Kremer Film Features. More Less

SOURCE CITATIONS
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MPN
13 May 16
p. 2913.
MPN
11 Dec 20
p. 4510.
MPW
6 May 16
p. 1049.
NYDM
19 Aug 16
pp. 26-27.
Wid's
4 May 16
p. 546.
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LITERARY
Based on the novel The Little Shepherd of Bargain Row by Howard McKent Barnes (Chicago, 1915).
DETAILS
Release Date:
24 April 1916
Copyright Claimant:
Essanay Film Mfg. Co.
Copyright Date:
26 April 1916
Copyright Number:
LP8180
Physical Properties:
Silent
Black and White
Length(in reels):
5
Country:
United States
Passed by NBR:
No
SYNOPSIS

Aware that his sons, Joseph and Dickie, possess no business sense, Henry Hyman, on his deathbed, tells his economy-minded private secretary, Nora Blake, to take charge of his jewelry store. After the old man dies, however, his manager, Travers, insists that he has been made the boss. He then uses the status that goes with the position, as well as a necklace that he has stolen from the store, to woo Lucile Hudson away from her fiancé Dickie. While Dickie then becomes engaged to Edna, Nora's best friend, Nora begins a romance with Joseph, who knows just enough about assets and deficits to complain that Travers is bankrupting the store. Nora then learns that Travers stole the necklace and has the police arrest him, after which she assumes control of the business and marries ... +


Aware that his sons, Joseph and Dickie, possess no business sense, Henry Hyman, on his deathbed, tells his economy-minded private secretary, Nora Blake, to take charge of his jewelry store. After the old man dies, however, his manager, Travers, insists that he has been made the boss. He then uses the status that goes with the position, as well as a necklace that he has stolen from the store, to woo Lucile Hudson away from her fiancé Dickie. While Dickie then becomes engaged to Edna, Nora's best friend, Nora begins a romance with Joseph, who knows just enough about assets and deficits to complain that Travers is bankrupting the store. Nora then learns that Travers stole the necklace and has the police arrest him, after which she assumes control of the business and marries Joseph. +

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AFI Life Achievement Award

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