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Copyright records note that the picture was based on a story by Julius Grinnell Furthmann but no information has been located to determine whether the story ever was published. Stephen Fox was Furthmann's ... More Less

Copyright records note that the picture was based on a story by Julius Grinnell Furthmann but no information has been located to determine whether the story ever was published. Stephen Fox was Furthmann's pseudonym. More Less

SOURCE CITATIONS
SOURCE
DATE
PAGE
ETR
13 Apr 18
p. 1536.
MPN
13 Apr 18
p. 2256.
MPW
13 Apr 18
p. 282, 286
Variety
30 Nov 18
p. 2080.
Wid's
25 Apr 18
p. 1097.
CAST
PRODUCTION CREDITS
NAME
PARENT COMPANY
PRODUCTION COMPANY
DISTRIBUTION COMPANY
NAME
CREDITED AS
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DIRECTOR
PHOTOGRAPHY
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LITERARY
Based on a short story by Julius Grinnell Furthmann (publication undetermined).
DETAILS
Release Date:
7 April 1918
Copyright Claimant:
William Fox
Copyright Date:
31 March 1918
Copyright Number:
LP12249
Physical Properties:
Silent
Black and White
Length(in reels):
5
Country:
United States
Passed by NBR:
No
SYNOPSIS

Rudolph King becomes engaged to Martha Thorne, the niece of John Chandler, when he and Chandler form a pork-and-bean producing partnership. The two hold a house party for Pell Kingston, who buys pork and beans for the United States Army, to negotiate a contract. To convince Martha of the merits of kissing, the shy Rudolph asks Pell to kiss her in the dark, and when she responds favorably, Rudolph claims the credit. Martha discovers that Pell, to whom she is attracted, actually kissed her, but things become confused when Mrs. Irene Chandler also demonstrates an interest in Pell. After several amatory mix-ups, everything is cleared up, and Pell and Martha leave the party ... +


Rudolph King becomes engaged to Martha Thorne, the niece of John Chandler, when he and Chandler form a pork-and-bean producing partnership. The two hold a house party for Pell Kingston, who buys pork and beans for the United States Army, to negotiate a contract. To convince Martha of the merits of kissing, the shy Rudolph asks Pell to kiss her in the dark, and when she responds favorably, Rudolph claims the credit. Martha discovers that Pell, to whom she is attracted, actually kissed her, but things become confused when Mrs. Irene Chandler also demonstrates an interest in Pell. After several amatory mix-ups, everything is cleared up, and Pell and Martha leave the party together. +

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Offscreen Credit
Name Occurs Before Title
AFI Life Achievement Award

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