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Some of the scenes were filmed in the Catskill Mountains in New York. Releasing schedules give no precise release date. MPW lists the month as both Oct and ... More Less

Some of the scenes were filmed in the Catskill Mountains in New York. Releasing schedules give no precise release date. MPW lists the month as both Oct and Nov. More Less

GEOGRAPHIC LOCATIONS
SOURCE CITATIONS
SOURCE
DATE
PAGE
ETR
26 Oct 18
p. 1765.
ETR
30 Nov 18
p. 2023.
MPN
2 Nov 18
p. 2795.
MPW
21 Sep 18
p. 1780.
MPW
2 Nov 18
p. 625.
NYDM
30 Nov 18
p. 811.
Variety
18 Oct 18
p. 38.
Wid's
22 Dec 1918.
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DETAILS
Release Date:
October 1918
Copyright Claimant:
Select Pictures Corp.
Copyright Date:
15 October 1918
Copyright Number:
LP12983
Physical Properties:
Silent
Black and White
Length(in reels):
5
Country:
United States
Passed by NBR:
No
SYNOPSIS

Lola Gray, a counter girl in a New York department store, loves Charles Cox, a millionaire's son who is described by his friends as "Broadway's million-dollar kid." One evening at a lavish party, Charlie, quite intoxicated, proposes to Lola, but because of his irresponsible habits, she refuses him. Heartbroken, Charlie decides to drown himself in the hotel fountain and urges his friends and the proprietor to join him. When Lola learns from her sister, Ida Bell Gray, that Cox, Sr., having read about Charlie's antics in the newspaper, plans to disown his son, she phones Charlie immediately to accept his proposal. Although startled by the news of his disinheritance, Charlie is comforted by Lola's assertion that she prefers a man of character to one of wealth, and the two begin their married life on a farm in the ... +


Lola Gray, a counter girl in a New York department store, loves Charles Cox, a millionaire's son who is described by his friends as "Broadway's million-dollar kid." One evening at a lavish party, Charlie, quite intoxicated, proposes to Lola, but because of his irresponsible habits, she refuses him. Heartbroken, Charlie decides to drown himself in the hotel fountain and urges his friends and the proprietor to join him. When Lola learns from her sister, Ida Bell Gray, that Cox, Sr., having read about Charlie's antics in the newspaper, plans to disown his son, she phones Charlie immediately to accept his proposal. Although startled by the news of his disinheritance, Charlie is comforted by Lola's assertion that she prefers a man of character to one of wealth, and the two begin their married life on a farm in the Midwest. +

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