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Zangwill's play was filmed again by Fox in 1920 (see below) and in 1931, with Janet Gaynor and Charles Farrell starring and Henry King ... More Less

Zangwill's play was filmed again by Fox in 1920 (see below) and in 1931, with Janet Gaynor and Charles Farrell starring and Henry King directing. More Less

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MPN
19 Feb 16
p. 1025.
MPW
19 Feb 16
p. 1202.
MPW
26 Feb 16
p. 1309.
New York Times
21 Apr 16
p. 28.
Variety
11 Feb 16
p. 23.
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LITERARY
Based on the play Merely Mary Ann by Israel Zangwill (New York, 28 Dec 1903).
DETAILS
Release Date:
6 February 1916
Copyright Claimant:
William Fox
Copyright Date:
6 February 1916
Copyright Number:
LP7574
Physical Properties:
Silent
Black and White
Length(in reels):
5
Country:
United States
Passed by NBR:
No
SYNOPSIS

Left penniless by the death of her parents, Mary Ann wanders around London until Lancelot Melmont, a struggling musician, finds her and gets her a job as his landlady's maid. Then, Mary Ann learns that she has inherited a fortune, and, although she wants to stay with Lancelot's landlady, she is forced to leave when a wealthy couple adopts her. A few years later, Mary Ann's foster parents give a party for her, and one of the guests is Lancelot, who has become a famous composer. He and Mary Ann, who have not seen each other for some time, renew their friendship and eventually fall in love and get ... +


Left penniless by the death of her parents, Mary Ann wanders around London until Lancelot Melmont, a struggling musician, finds her and gets her a job as his landlady's maid. Then, Mary Ann learns that she has inherited a fortune, and, although she wants to stay with Lancelot's landlady, she is forced to leave when a wealthy couple adopts her. A few years later, Mary Ann's foster parents give a party for her, and one of the guests is Lancelot, who has become a famous composer. He and Mary Ann, who have not seen each other for some time, renew their friendship and eventually fall in love and get married. +

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