The Cinderella Man (1917)

Comedy | 16 December 1917

Production Designer:

Hugo Ballin

Production Company:

Goldwyn Pictures Corp.
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HISTORY

Some night scenes in the film were shot at a pier in New York ... More Less

Some night scenes in the film were shot at a pier in New York City. More Less

GEOGRAPHIC LOCATIONS
SOURCE CITATIONS
SOURCE
DATE
PAGE
ETR
22 Dec 17
p. 294.
MPN
29 Dec 17
p. 4582.
MPW
8 Dec 17
p. 1482.
NYDM
2 Nov 18
p. 625.
Variety
14 Dec 17
p. 45.
Wid's
20 Dec 17
pp. 808-09.
DETAILS
Release Date:
16 December 1917
Copyright Claimant:
Goldwyn Pictures Corp.
Copyright Date:
10 December 1917
Copyright Number:
LP11817
Physical Properties:
Silent
Black and White
Length(in reels):
5-6
Country:
United States
Passed by NBR:
No
SYNOPSIS

When Marjorie Caner returns from abroad, she is quite lonely in her millionaire father's big house. Learning that a young poet, Anthony Quintard, is living in poverty next door while working on the libretto of a great opera, she skips across the roofs and brings him a Christmas banquet. The poet sees Marjorie, and knowing that he detests wealth, she pretends to be the secretary of the Caner family. Marjorie volunteers to type his libretto, and a close intimacy grows between them. Tony wins a $10,000 prize for his work, but is enraged when he discovers that Marjorie is an heiress. Morris Caner, mellowed under his daughter's tutelage, comes to the rescue by feigning financial ruin, and manages to reconcile the two ... +


When Marjorie Caner returns from abroad, she is quite lonely in her millionaire father's big house. Learning that a young poet, Anthony Quintard, is living in poverty next door while working on the libretto of a great opera, she skips across the roofs and brings him a Christmas banquet. The poet sees Marjorie, and knowing that he detests wealth, she pretends to be the secretary of the Caner family. Marjorie volunteers to type his libretto, and a close intimacy grows between them. Tony wins a $10,000 prize for his work, but is enraged when he discovers that Marjorie is an heiress. Morris Caner, mellowed under his daughter's tutelage, comes to the rescue by feigning financial ruin, and manages to reconcile the two lovers. +

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Offscreen Credit
Name Occurs Before Title
AFI Life Achievement Award

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