Miss Dulcie from Dixie (1919)

Drama | 24 March 1919

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ETR
22 Mar 19
p. 1211.
MPN
22 Mar 19
p. 1861.
MPW
22 Mar 19
pp. 1701-02.
Variety
29 Mar 19
p. 1838.
Wid's
23 Mar 19
p. 5.
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LITERARY
Based on the novel Miss Dulcie From Dixie by Lulah Ragsdale (New York, 1917).
DETAILS
Release Date:
24 March 1919
Copyright Claimant:
Vitagraph Co. of America
Copyright Date:
6 March 1919
Copyright Number:
LP13475
Physical Properties:
Silent
Black and White
Length(in feet):
4,168
Length(in reels):
5
Country:
United States
Passed by NBR:
No
SYNOPSIS

To receive the $5,000 promised in her Uncle Stephen's will, Dulcie Culpepper must live with her Uncle John in New York for six months so that her father, a Confederate colonel, will be reconciled with his brother whose marriage to a Northern woman long ago caused a breach. Although Dulcie finds Uncle John friendly, his second wife and stepson Orrin treat her coldly. After Dulcie fakes having a sprained ankle to get Orrin's attention, she succeeds in winning his affection. Her Aunt John, who wants Orrin to marry a wealthy girl, schemes for Dulcie to marry a middle-aged man. When she discovers that, according to a codicil in the will, Dulcie will inherit $500,000, Aunt John insists that Orrin marry Dulcie. After Dulcie learns of the inheritance she thinks that Orrin's interest was influenced by the money, and returns home heartbroken, but after her "Mammy" brings Orrin and Uncle John South, the brothers reconcile, and Dulcie accepts Orrin's love as ... +


To receive the $5,000 promised in her Uncle Stephen's will, Dulcie Culpepper must live with her Uncle John in New York for six months so that her father, a Confederate colonel, will be reconciled with his brother whose marriage to a Northern woman long ago caused a breach. Although Dulcie finds Uncle John friendly, his second wife and stepson Orrin treat her coldly. After Dulcie fakes having a sprained ankle to get Orrin's attention, she succeeds in winning his affection. Her Aunt John, who wants Orrin to marry a wealthy girl, schemes for Dulcie to marry a middle-aged man. When she discovers that, according to a codicil in the will, Dulcie will inherit $500,000, Aunt John insists that Orrin marry Dulcie. After Dulcie learns of the inheritance she thinks that Orrin's interest was influenced by the money, and returns home heartbroken, but after her "Mammy" brings Orrin and Uncle John South, the brothers reconcile, and Dulcie accepts Orrin's love as sincere. +

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