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M. Winkler's credit, as reported in contemporary sources, was
"Mus accompaniment selected and compiled by M. Winkler, with themes from the play by G. Kerker." In 1951, M-G-M made a version of the play which was directed by Charles Walters and starred Fred Astaire and Vera-Ellen (see ... More Less

M. Winkler's credit, as reported in contemporary sources, was
"Mus accompaniment selected and compiled by M. Winkler, with themes from the play by G. Kerker." In 1951, M-G-M made a version of the play which was directed by Charles Walters and starred Fred Astaire and Vera-Ellen (see below). More Less

SOURCE CITATIONS
SOURCE
DATE
PAGE
13 Dec 19
p. 854.
MPN
8 Mar 19
p. 1413.
Variety
14 Jun 18
p. 28.
Variety
28 Feb 19
p. 57.
CAST
PRODUCTION CREDITS
NAME
PARENT COMPANY
PRODUCTION COMPANY
DISTRIBUTION COMPANY
NAME
CREDITED AS
CREDIT
DIRECTOR
WRITER
MUSIC
Mus accompaniment selected and compiled by
SOURCES
LITERARY
Based on the musical comedy The Belle of New York , text and lyrics by Hugh Morton (pseud. of Charles M. S. McLellan) and music by Gustave Kerker (New York, 28 Sep 1897).
DETAILS
Release Date:
February 1919
Copyright Claimant:
Marion Davies Film Corp.
Copyright Date:
6 February 1919
Copyright Number:
LP13416
Physical Properties:
Silent
Black and White
Length(in reels):
5
Country:
United States
Passed by NBR:
No
SYNOPSIS

An old inventor is robbed of his inventions by an unscrupulous rich man. When the inventor dies, his daughter Violet goes to New York and joins the "Follies," where she is advertised as "The Belle of New York." The rich man's son is infatuated with Violet, and is introduced to her anonymously as Jack. When Violet learns of Jack's identity, she casts him off. He takes to drinking and she joins the Salvation Army. Jack is attacked in an underworld saloon just as Violet enters in Salvation Army attire. She nurses him at his home. When Jack's father discovers with whom Jack is in love, he begs forgiveness for the wrong he did Violet's ... +


An old inventor is robbed of his inventions by an unscrupulous rich man. When the inventor dies, his daughter Violet goes to New York and joins the "Follies," where she is advertised as "The Belle of New York." The rich man's son is infatuated with Violet, and is introduced to her anonymously as Jack. When Violet learns of Jack's identity, she casts him off. He takes to drinking and she joins the Salvation Army. Jack is attacked in an underworld saloon just as Violet enters in Salvation Army attire. She nurses him at his home. When Jack's father discovers with whom Jack is in love, he begs forgiveness for the wrong he did Violet's father. +

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