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Willie Hopkins constructed sculptures that were photographed in the subtitles. The film was exhibited for the first time at the Grand Theatre in Columbus, Ohio the week of 13 Dec ... More Less

Willie Hopkins constructed sculptures that were photographed in the subtitles. The film was exhibited for the first time at the Grand Theatre in Columbus, Ohio the week of 13 Dec 1919. More Less

SOURCE CITATIONS
SOURCE
DATE
PAGE
ETR
13 Dec 19
p. 167.
MPN
27 Dec 19
p. 268.
MPW
27 Dec 19
p. 1190.
Variety
28 Mar 19
p. 92.
Wid's
21 Dec 19
p. 17.
DETAILS
Release Date:
December 1919
Copyright Claimant:
Famous Players-Lasky Corp.
Copyright Date:
29 October 1919
Copyright Number:
LP14383
Physical Properties:
Silent
Black and White
Length(in feet):
6,854
Length(in reels):
7
Country:
United States
Passed by NBR:
No
SYNOPSIS

A girl auctioning a kiss at a charity bazaar is offered a chance to become an actress by two stage managers. After getting advice from three girlfriends, she awakens the next morning as Everywoman. Her friends have become Modesty, Youth, and Beauty, and the stage managers have become Bluff and Stuff. She turns down a proposal from a struggling physician after Flattery convinces her to go on the Stage of Life and seek Love. When she mistakes Passion, an actor, for Love, Modesty leaves her, but she rejects Passion when she discovers that he wants her only when Beauty and Youth are present. Passion has Dissipation steal Beauty, whereupon Bluff and Stuff desert Everywoman. After losing Youth to Time, Everywoman tries to sell herself to Wealth, a millionaire, but he spurns her. With Nobody as her only friend, she follows Truth home where she discovers the son of Truth, the physician, is the Love she seeks. Modesty returns soon followed by ... +


A girl auctioning a kiss at a charity bazaar is offered a chance to become an actress by two stage managers. After getting advice from three girlfriends, she awakens the next morning as Everywoman. Her friends have become Modesty, Youth, and Beauty, and the stage managers have become Bluff and Stuff. She turns down a proposal from a struggling physician after Flattery convinces her to go on the Stage of Life and seek Love. When she mistakes Passion, an actor, for Love, Modesty leaves her, but she rejects Passion when she discovers that he wants her only when Beauty and Youth are present. Passion has Dissipation steal Beauty, whereupon Bluff and Stuff desert Everywoman. After losing Youth to Time, Everywoman tries to sell herself to Wealth, a millionaire, but he spurns her. With Nobody as her only friend, she follows Truth home where she discovers the son of Truth, the physician, is the Love she seeks. Modesty returns soon followed by Beauty. +

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

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