One Wonderful Night (1914)

Drama | 18 July 1914

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HISTORY

Francis X. Bushman was selected by a readers' poll conducted by the Ladies' World as the leading man whom most women wanted to see playing the part of John Delancey ... More Less

Francis X. Bushman was selected by a readers' poll conducted by the Ladies' World as the leading man whom most women wanted to see playing the part of John Delancey Curtis. More Less

SOURCE CITATIONS
SOURCE
DATE
PAGE
Motog
25 Jul 14
pp. 111-14.
MPN
1 Jul 14
p. 8.
MPN
1 Aug 14
p. 48.
MPW
1 Apr 14
p. 41.
MPW
1 Aug 14
p. 48.
NYDM
12 Aug 14
p. 32.
Variety
14 Aug 14
p. 22.
DETAILS
Release Date:
18 July 1914
Physical Properties:
Silent
Black and White
Length(in reels):
4
Country:
United States
Passed by NBR:
No
SYNOPSIS

Lady Hermione flees to New York to escape marriage to Count Vassilan, a penniless Frenchman, whom her father, the ne'er-do-well Earl of Vallefort, would like for a son-in-law so that he can manipulate his daughter's maternal inheritance. Hermione hires Jean de Courtois to marry her, not knowing that he also is in her father's employ. On the night before Hermione and Jean's wedding, complications lead to his presumed death, which is reported to the future bride by John Delancey Curtis, an American who had been in China building railroads for many years. Hermione and John fall in love at first sight and marry that same evening. Following a series of misadventures, all matters of murder and deception among de Courtois' and Vassilan's cohort are solved by detective Steingall, and John and Hermione are able to begin their married ... +


Lady Hermione flees to New York to escape marriage to Count Vassilan, a penniless Frenchman, whom her father, the ne'er-do-well Earl of Vallefort, would like for a son-in-law so that he can manipulate his daughter's maternal inheritance. Hermione hires Jean de Courtois to marry her, not knowing that he also is in her father's employ. On the night before Hermione and Jean's wedding, complications lead to his presumed death, which is reported to the future bride by John Delancey Curtis, an American who had been in China building railroads for many years. Hermione and John fall in love at first sight and marry that same evening. Following a series of misadventures, all matters of murder and deception among de Courtois' and Vassilan's cohort are solved by detective Steingall, and John and Hermione are able to begin their married life. +

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Legend
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Offscreen Credit
Name Occurs Before Title
AFI Life Achievement Award

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