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For information on other film versions of Zangwill's play, see listing above for the 1916 ... More Less

For information on other film versions of Zangwill's play, see listing above for the 1916 version. More Less

SOURCE CITATIONS
SOURCE
DATE
PAGE
ETR
18 Sep 20
p. 1718.
MPN
4 Sep 20
p. 1873.
MPN
18 Sep 20
p. 2189.
MPW
9 Oct 20
p. 2889.
New York Morning Telegraph
5 Sep 1920.
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Variety
9 Jul 20
p. 28.
Wid's
12 Sep 20
p. 11.
CAST
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SOURCES
LITERARY
Based on the play Merely Mary Ann by Israel Zangwill (New York, 28 Dec 1903).
DETAILS
Release Date:
12 September 1920
Copyright Claimant:
William Fox
Copyright Date:
12 September 1920
Copyright Number:
LP15946
Physical Properties:
Silent
Black and White
Length(in feet):
4,555
Length(in reels):
5
Country:
United States
Passed by NBR:
No
SYNOPSIS

While working as a drudge in Mrs. Leadbatter's London boardinghouse, Mary Ann meets Lancelot, a baronet's son striving to make a living on his own as a musician, and a close friendship springs up between the two. One day a stranger visits the boardinghouse with the information that Mary has inherited a fortune from her brother. The stranger makes advances toward Mary Ann, but Lancelot intervenes and rescues her. Upon discovering Mary Ann's inheritance, Lancelot's pride and conscience force him to break off their relationship. Three years later, Lancelot, now a successful musician, seeks Mary Ann out and wins her promise of ... +


While working as a drudge in Mrs. Leadbatter's London boardinghouse, Mary Ann meets Lancelot, a baronet's son striving to make a living on his own as a musician, and a close friendship springs up between the two. One day a stranger visits the boardinghouse with the information that Mary has inherited a fortune from her brother. The stranger makes advances toward Mary Ann, but Lancelot intervenes and rescues her. Upon discovering Mary Ann's inheritance, Lancelot's pride and conscience force him to break off their relationship. Three years later, Lancelot, now a successful musician, seeks Mary Ann out and wins her promise of marriage. +

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