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DATE
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ETR
6 Jul 18
p. 355.
ETR
13 Jul 18
p. 474.
MPN
13 Jul 18
p. 208, 255
MPW
13 Jul 18
p. 252.
MPW
20 Jul 18
p. 453.
NYDM
3 Aug 18
p. 165.
Variety
5 Jul 18
p. 31.
Wid's
7 Jul 18
pp. 7-8.
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LITERARY
Based on the short story "One Thousand Dollars" by O. Henry in his Voice of the City (Garden City, NY, 1908).
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Release Date:
8 July 1918
Copyright Claimant:
Vitagraph Co. of America
Copyright Date:
1 July 1918
Copyright Number:
LP12625
Physical Properties:
Silent
Black and White
Length(in reels):
5
Country:
United States
Passed by NBR:
No
SYNOPSIS

Eddie Gillian, a wild young New Yorker, lives well on a generous allowance given to him by Old Bryson, his crabby uncle. Eddie loves Bryson's ward, Margaret Hayden, but spends most of his time with Lotta Lauriere, a burlesque queen. After Bryson's death, Eddie is shocked to learn that he has been left only $1,000, which the will advises him to spend prudently and unselfishly. When Lotta discovers this and deserts him, Eddie gives the money to Margaret, who has inherited only $10, telling her that it is rightfully hers. Bryson's lawyer then informs Eddie that he will inherit half a million provided that he spend the $1,000 generously, and although Eddie attempts to turn that, too, over to Margaret, she agrees to share it with him as his ... +


Eddie Gillian, a wild young New Yorker, lives well on a generous allowance given to him by Old Bryson, his crabby uncle. Eddie loves Bryson's ward, Margaret Hayden, but spends most of his time with Lotta Lauriere, a burlesque queen. After Bryson's death, Eddie is shocked to learn that he has been left only $1,000, which the will advises him to spend prudently and unselfishly. When Lotta discovers this and deserts him, Eddie gives the money to Margaret, who has inherited only $10, telling her that it is rightfully hers. Bryson's lawyer then informs Eddie that he will inherit half a million provided that he spend the $1,000 generously, and although Eddie attempts to turn that, too, over to Margaret, she agrees to share it with him as his wife. +

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