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This film was partly shot in Cooperstown, NY and at the estate of Frank A. Vanderlip at Beechwood, Scarborough-on-the-Hudson, ... More Less

This film was partly shot in Cooperstown, NY and at the estate of Frank A. Vanderlip at Beechwood, Scarborough-on-the-Hudson, NY. More Less

SOURCE CITATIONS
SOURCE
DATE
PAGE
ETR
29 Nov 19
p. 2237.
MPN
29 Nov 19
p. 3973.
MPW
29 Nov 19
p. 537.
Variety
30 Mar 19
p. 19.
Wid's
14 Dec 19
p. 9.
DETAILS
Release Date:
2 November 1919
Copyright Claimant:
Selznick Pictures Corp.
Copyright Date:
26 October 1919
Copyright Number:
LP14366
Physical Properties:
Silent
Black and White
Length(in feet):
5,279
Length(in reels):
5
Country:
United States
Passed by NBR:
No
SYNOPSIS

Nancy Price, who manages her own farm in Ohio, follows her cousin Eleanor Howitt to New York to check on her after the latter inherits a fortune and is persuaded by her father to live with him and his second wife Maude. Nancy is treated inhospitably by Maude and her social set when she discovers that they are encouraging Eleanor to spend money on jewelry and fancy clothes for all of them. One member of the group, George Tewksbury Reynolds, III, after trading insults with Nancy, becomes attracted to her, but she rejects him. After uncouth Archie Gore gets Eleanor intoxicated during a party and Nancy covers up for her, sacrificing her own reputation to protect Eleanor's, Eleanor is convinced to return home, and she resumes a romance with her reliable hometown beau, Sammy Wilson. Reynolds goes to Ohio to learn to be a farmer and is rewarded by Nancy's ... +


Nancy Price, who manages her own farm in Ohio, follows her cousin Eleanor Howitt to New York to check on her after the latter inherits a fortune and is persuaded by her father to live with him and his second wife Maude. Nancy is treated inhospitably by Maude and her social set when she discovers that they are encouraging Eleanor to spend money on jewelry and fancy clothes for all of them. One member of the group, George Tewksbury Reynolds, III, after trading insults with Nancy, becomes attracted to her, but she rejects him. After uncouth Archie Gore gets Eleanor intoxicated during a party and Nancy covers up for her, sacrificing her own reputation to protect Eleanor's, Eleanor is convinced to return home, and she resumes a romance with her reliable hometown beau, Sammy Wilson. Reynolds goes to Ohio to learn to be a farmer and is rewarded by Nancy's love. +

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Offscreen Credit
Name Occurs Before Title
AFI Life Achievement Award

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