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DATE
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ETR
14 Feb 20
p. 1231.
MPN
21 Feb 20
p. 1979.
MPW
21 Feb 20
p. 1286.
New York Times
24 Apr 20
p. 600.
Variety
13 Feb 20
p. 45.
Wid's
15 Feb 20
p. 16.
CAST
PRODUCTION CREDITS
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PARENT COMPANY
PRODUCTION COMPANY
DISTRIBUTION COMPANY
NAME
CREDITED AS
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DIRECTOR
PHOTOGRAPHY
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LITERARY
Based on the novel Blooming Angel by Wallace Irwin (New York, 1919).
AUTHOR
DETAILS
Release Date:
February 1920
Copyright Claimant:
Goldwyn Pictures Corp.
Copyright Date:
31 December 1919
Copyright Number:
LP14663
Physical Properties:
Silent
Black and White
Length(in feet):
4,392
Length(in reels):
5
Country:
United States
Passed by NBR:
No
SYNOPSIS

Floss Brannon, expelled from college for mischievous conduct, marries Chester Framm, a struggling young student who aspires to be an orator. When Chester's salary as an insurance clerk proves insufficient for the couple's needs, Claire invents a complexion cream called "Angel Bloom." Deciding to combine Chester's oratory prowess with the promotion of Angel Bloom, Floss rents an elephant, coats it with the cream and plans to have Chester pitch the product from the back of the animal. Floss's plans go awry when the beast collapses and her rival, Carlotta, charges her with cruelty to animals. Floss is cleared of the charges when, during her trial, the elephant recovers and appears at the courtroom window. The resultant publicity brings Chester, Floss and Angel Bloom great financial ... +


Floss Brannon, expelled from college for mischievous conduct, marries Chester Framm, a struggling young student who aspires to be an orator. When Chester's salary as an insurance clerk proves insufficient for the couple's needs, Claire invents a complexion cream called "Angel Bloom." Deciding to combine Chester's oratory prowess with the promotion of Angel Bloom, Floss rents an elephant, coats it with the cream and plans to have Chester pitch the product from the back of the animal. Floss's plans go awry when the beast collapses and her rival, Carlotta, charges her with cruelty to animals. Floss is cleared of the charges when, during her trial, the elephant recovers and appears at the courtroom window. The resultant publicity brings Chester, Floss and Angel Bloom great financial success. +

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