Dollars and the Woman (1920)

Drama | 31 May 1920

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SOURCE CITATIONS
SOURCE
DATE
PAGE
ETR
5 Jun 20
p. 56.
MPN
12 Jun 20
p. 4869.
MPW
12 Jun 20
p. 1500.
New York Morning Telegraph
11 Sep 20
p. 2012.
Wid's
30 May 20
p. 15.
CAST
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Vitagraph Specials
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LITERARY
Based on the novel Dollars and Cents by Albert Payson Terhune (New York, 1917).
DETAILS
Release Date:
31 May 1920
Copyright Claimant:
The Vitagraph Co. of America
Copyright Date:
21 April 1920
Copyright Number:
LP15039
Physical Properties:
Silent
Black and White
Length(in feet):
6,052
Length(in reels):
6
Country:
United States
Passed by NBR:
No
SYNOPSIS

When self-centered inventor Dan Hillyer needs money to market his invention out West, his pregnant wife Madge withdraws their meager savings from the bank. Robbed on her way home, she runs in desperation to former suitor Arthur Carewe. Carewe loans Madge money, and Dan sets out on his journey unaware that Carewe's funds are paying his expenses. Soon after Dan's departure, Madge becomes dangerously ill and requires hospitalization. Carewe again rescues Madge, becoming her secret benefactor, and she recovers and has her baby. When Dan returns after successfully selling his invention, he discovers Carewe's generosity and becomes suspicious and angry. Carewe finally intervenes and forces Dan to realize the extent of Madge's self-sacrifice, and the family is happily ... +


When self-centered inventor Dan Hillyer needs money to market his invention out West, his pregnant wife Madge withdraws their meager savings from the bank. Robbed on her way home, she runs in desperation to former suitor Arthur Carewe. Carewe loans Madge money, and Dan sets out on his journey unaware that Carewe's funds are paying his expenses. Soon after Dan's departure, Madge becomes dangerously ill and requires hospitalization. Carewe again rescues Madge, becoming her secret benefactor, and she recovers and has her baby. When Dan returns after successfully selling his invention, he discovers Carewe's generosity and becomes suspicious and angry. Carewe finally intervenes and forces Dan to realize the extent of Madge's self-sacrifice, and the family is happily reunited. +

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AFI Life Achievement Award

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