Cecilia of the Pink Roses (1918)

Drama | 3 June 1918

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HISTORY

Wid's credits Billy Shea with the role of Jeremiah Madden. According to several sources, this film was to be released by Graphic Film ... More Less

Wid's credits Billy Shea with the role of Jeremiah Madden. According to several sources, this film was to be released by Graphic Film Corp. More Less

SOURCE CITATIONS
SOURCE
DATE
PAGE
MPN
15 Jun 18
p. 3548.
MPW
8 Jun 18
p. 1473.
MPW
15 Jun 18
p. 1620.
New York Times
3 Jun 18
p. 9.
NYDM
8 Feb 19
p. 874, 881
Variety
24 May 18
p. 38.
Variety
7 Jun 18
p. 34.
Wid's
26 May 18
pp. 13-14.
DETAILS
Release Date:
3 June 1918
Copyright Claimant:
Marion Davies Film Co. Inc.
Copyright Date:
3 June 1918
Copyright Number:
LP12538
Physical Properties:
Silent
Black and White
Length(in reels):
6
Country:
United States
Passed by NBR:
No
SYNOPSIS

Jeremiah Madden invents a new kind of brick, but his sick wife, whom Dr. McNeil has refused to treat due to Madden's lack of money, dies before the bricklayer can sell his invention. With the help of Father McGowan, Jeremiah's daughter Cecilia helps raise her brother Johnny and then, after Madden has made his fortune, is educated at a private finishing school. Cecilia and Harry Twombly, a young lawyer, fall in love, and when Johnny falls into the clutches of a woman blackmailer, Harry helps Cecilia effect his ... +


Jeremiah Madden invents a new kind of brick, but his sick wife, whom Dr. McNeil has refused to treat due to Madden's lack of money, dies before the bricklayer can sell his invention. With the help of Father McGowan, Jeremiah's daughter Cecilia helps raise her brother Johnny and then, after Madden has made his fortune, is educated at a private finishing school. Cecilia and Harry Twombly, a young lawyer, fall in love, and when Johnny falls into the clutches of a woman blackmailer, Harry helps Cecilia effect his reform. +

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