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ETR
26 Oct 18
p. 1767.
MPN
9 Nov 18
p. 2890.
MPW
26 Oct 18
p. 543.
MPW
18 May 18
p. 713.
New York Times
16 Dec 18
p. 13.
NYDM
7 Dec 18
p. 846.
Variety
20 Dec 18
p. 36.
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LITERARY
Based on the short story "The Littlest Scrub Lady" by Belle K. Maniates (publication undetermined).
DETAILS
Release Date:
15 December 1918
Copyright Claimant:
Famous Players-Lasky Film Corp.
Copyright Date:
28 September 1918
Copyright Number:
LP12912
Physical Properties:
Silent
Black and White
Length(in feet):
4,570
Length(in reels):
5
Country:
United States
Passed by NBR:
No
SYNOPSIS

Mirandy Judkins works as a scrub lady in the Grand Opera House in order to ease her mother's burden of rearing six childen. One of the musicians, Teddy Lawrence, is also the organist at St. Mark's Church, and he invites Mirandy to hear him play one Sunday. At the church, Mirandy befriends Sunday schoolteacher Rose White, who loves John Kennedy, the minister, and soon Rose secures for Mirandy the job of washing the church surplices. Rose promises to send the minister a written reply to his marriage proposal, but the note that she pins to the newly washed surplice is lost. Eventually the note is found and the two become engaged, just as Mrs. Judkins discovers that she has inherited a large sum of money. Mirandy, who has fallen in love with Teddy, is reluctant to move to the country with her mother, but he convinces her to go away to school and then return to him as his ... +


Mirandy Judkins works as a scrub lady in the Grand Opera House in order to ease her mother's burden of rearing six childen. One of the musicians, Teddy Lawrence, is also the organist at St. Mark's Church, and he invites Mirandy to hear him play one Sunday. At the church, Mirandy befriends Sunday schoolteacher Rose White, who loves John Kennedy, the minister, and soon Rose secures for Mirandy the job of washing the church surplices. Rose promises to send the minister a written reply to his marriage proposal, but the note that she pins to the newly washed surplice is lost. Eventually the note is found and the two become engaged, just as Mrs. Judkins discovers that she has inherited a large sum of money. Mirandy, who has fallen in love with Teddy, is reluctant to move to the country with her mother, but he convinces her to go away to school and then return to him as his fiancée. +

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