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NYMT , MPN , and a script in the Paramount Studio records credit Anna Q. Nilsson with the role of Pamela Brent, while the other reviews and the 1920 MPSD credit Margaret ... More Less

NYMT , MPN , and a script in the Paramount Studio records credit Anna Q. Nilsson with the role of Pamela Brent, while the other reviews and the 1920 MPSD credit Margaret Green. More Less

SOURCE CITATIONS
SOURCE
DATE
PAGE
ETR
26 Jul 19
p. 633.
MPN
26 Jul 19
p. 931.
MPW
26 Jul 19
p. 573.
New York Morning Telegraph
27 Jul 1919.
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New York Times
14 Jul 19
p. 12.
Variety
18 Jul 19
p. 43.
Wid's
20 Jul 19
p. 21.
CAST
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PHOTOGRAPHY
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LITERARY
Based on the short story "Impulses" by Roger Hartman in Snappy Stories (4 Feb 1919).
AUTHOR
DETAILS
Release Date:
27 July 1919
Copyright Claimant:
Famous Players-Lasky Corp.
Copyright Date:
27 June 1919
Copyright Number:
LP13915
Physical Properties:
Silent
Black and White
Length(in feet):
4,135
Length(in reels):
5
Country:
United States
Language:
English
Passed by NBR:
No
SYNOPSIS

Impulsive Carey Brent disgusts her family's chauffeur, who quits after dumping a carload of her six joy-riding friends into a brook. Escaped convict Harry the Duke lays glass on a road, and after knocking out Paul Sayre, who stopped to fix a flat, exchanges clothes with him. When Carey's tire is punctured and Paul helps her, she impulsively offers him a position as her chauffeur so she can reform him, thinking that he is the publicized burglar. Although attracted to him, Carey resists Paul's advances because of her concern over her stepmother Pamela's involvement with Ralph Steward, a society idler. In order to protect her father, Carey flirts with Seward, and, learning that Seward has incriminating letters written long ago by Pamela, Carey goes to his apartments, where Paul rescues her and thrashes Seward. When Harry the Duke is recaptured, Paul confesses he is only a broker who impulsively accepted Pamela's offer to be near her. In love, she forgives ... +


Impulsive Carey Brent disgusts her family's chauffeur, who quits after dumping a carload of her six joy-riding friends into a brook. Escaped convict Harry the Duke lays glass on a road, and after knocking out Paul Sayre, who stopped to fix a flat, exchanges clothes with him. When Carey's tire is punctured and Paul helps her, she impulsively offers him a position as her chauffeur so she can reform him, thinking that he is the publicized burglar. Although attracted to him, Carey resists Paul's advances because of her concern over her stepmother Pamela's involvement with Ralph Steward, a society idler. In order to protect her father, Carey flirts with Seward, and, learning that Seward has incriminating letters written long ago by Pamela, Carey goes to his apartments, where Paul rescues her and thrashes Seward. When Harry the Duke is recaptured, Paul confesses he is only a broker who impulsively accepted Pamela's offer to be near her. In love, she forgives him. +

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