Words and Music by -Xxx (1919)

Drama | 18 May 1919

Director:

Scott R. Dunlap

Writer:

Charles Kenyon

Producer:

William Fox

Production Company:

Fox Film Corp.
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SOURCE CITATIONS
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ETR
31 May 19
p. 2017.
MPN
31 May 19
p. 3659.
MPN
7 Jun 19
p. 3847.
MPW
13 Mar 20
p. 1841.
MPW
31 May 19
p. 1387, 1389
Variety
23 May 19
p. 57.
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LITERARY
Based on the story "Words and Music By - " by William Charles Lengel in The Red Book Magazine (Jan 1919).
DETAILS
Release Date:
18 May 1919
Copyright Claimant:
William Fox
Copyright Date:
18 May 1919
Copyright Number:
LP13726
Physical Properties:
Silent
Black and White
Length(in reels):
5
Country:
United States
Passed by NBR:
No
SYNOPSIS

Impresario Thomas Sullivan brings a new musical show written by native talent Gene Harris to a small country town. After Sullivan gives an audition to choir singer Millicent Lloyd who sings a song written by her boyfriend, local bookkeeper Brian McBride, Millicent goes to New York with Sullivan, and becomes a famous singer. Sullivan is unable to find a new vehicle for her because Harris is in a despondent state. Brian comes to New York with a new opera and wants to become a success before seeing Millicent. Harris manages to steal Brian's opera and passes it off as his own, staging it with Millicent in the leading role. After a series of cross accusations and hard times for Brian, he is finally recognized as the author of the successful opera, and reunited with ... +


Impresario Thomas Sullivan brings a new musical show written by native talent Gene Harris to a small country town. After Sullivan gives an audition to choir singer Millicent Lloyd who sings a song written by her boyfriend, local bookkeeper Brian McBride, Millicent goes to New York with Sullivan, and becomes a famous singer. Sullivan is unable to find a new vehicle for her because Harris is in a despondent state. Brian comes to New York with a new opera and wants to become a success before seeing Millicent. Harris manages to steal Brian's opera and passes it off as his own, staging it with Millicent in the leading role. After a series of cross accusations and hard times for Brian, he is finally recognized as the author of the successful opera, and reunited with Millicent. +

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AFI Life Achievement Award

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