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According to reviews, this film contained subtitles printed on stills of action. The Motion Picture Magazine reviewer complained that "these are very offensive to our artistically trained eyes and seem to interrupt the action rather than facilitate ... More Less

According to reviews, this film contained subtitles printed on stills of action. The Motion Picture Magazine reviewer complained that "these are very offensive to our artistically trained eyes and seem to interrupt the action rather than facilitate it..." More Less

SOURCE CITATIONS
SOURCE
DATE
PAGE
ETR
29 Dec 17
p. 370.
ETR
5 Jan 18
p. 403.
MPM
1 Mar 18
p. 99.
MPW
30 Dec 16
p. 4134, 4237
MPW
5 Jan 18
p. 132.
Variety
22 Mar 18
p. 50.
Wid's
28 Mar 18
p. 1036.
CAST
PRODUCTION CREDITS
NAME
PARENT COMPANY
PRODUCTION COMPANY
PRODUCTION TEXT
Special Production De Luxe
DISTRIBUTION COMPANY
NAME
CREDITED AS
CREDIT
DIRECTOR
PRODUCER
WRITERS
PHOTOGRAPHY
SOURCES
LITERARY
Based on the play Blue Jeans by Joseph Arthur (New York, 6 Oct 1890).
AUTHOR
DETAILS
Release Date:
10 December 1917
Copyright Claimant:
Metro Pictures Corp.
Copyright Date:
10 January 1918
Copyright Number:
LP11922
Physical Properties:
Silent
Black and White
Length(in reels):
7
Country:
United States
Passed by NBR:
No
SYNOPSIS

June, a poor orphan, is adopted by the aging Tutwilers but soon meets and secretly marries Perry Bascom, who is running for Congress against Ben Boone. Sue Eudaly, already married when she wed Perry, claims that Perry is her husband, although she and Boone become increasingly attracted to each other. Perry leaves town seeking Sue's real husband and during his absence, June has Perry's baby and is turned out of the Tutwiler's home. When Perry returns, Sue and Boone attempt to kill him in a sawmill, but June saves him from the revolving saw at the last moment. June is revealed both as Perry's wife and as the Tutwiler's granddaughter, which reunites the Tutwiler and Bascom ... +


June, a poor orphan, is adopted by the aging Tutwilers but soon meets and secretly marries Perry Bascom, who is running for Congress against Ben Boone. Sue Eudaly, already married when she wed Perry, claims that Perry is her husband, although she and Boone become increasingly attracted to each other. Perry leaves town seeking Sue's real husband and during his absence, June has Perry's baby and is turned out of the Tutwiler's home. When Perry returns, Sue and Boone attempt to kill him in a sawmill, but June saves him from the revolving saw at the last moment. June is revealed both as Perry's wife and as the Tutwiler's granddaughter, which reunites the Tutwiler and Bascom families. +

Legend
Viewed by AFI
Partially Viewed
Offscreen Credit
Name Occurs Before Title
AFI Life Achievement Award

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