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DATE
PAGE
Motog
13 Oct 17
p. 780.
MPN
13 Oct 17
p. 2581.
MPW
22 Sep 17
p. 1856.
MPW
29 Jun 16
p. 676.
NYDM
6 Oct 17
p. 18.
Variety
28 Sep 17
p. 38.
Wid's
4 Oct 17
p. 635.
CAST
PRODUCTION CREDITS
NAME
PARENT COMPANY
PRODUCTION COMPANY
PRODUCTION TEXT
Perfection Pictures
DISTRIBUTION COMPANY
NAME
CREDITED AS
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LITERARY
Based on the play Talismans by Kennett Harris in The Saturday Evening Post (publication date undetermined).
DETAILS
Release Date:
8 October 1917
Copyright Claimant:
Essanay Film Mfg. Co.
Copyright Date:
22 September 1917
Copyright Number:
LP11464
Physical Properties:
Silent
Black and White
Length(in reels):
5
Country:
United States
Language:
English
Passed by NBR:
No
SYNOPSIS

Philander Jepson, an accountant who, with the aid of rabbits' feet and horse shoes, is a very lucky gambler, embarks upon a two week vacation at a summer resort where he meets Brunhilda and falls in love. Upon his return to the city, Philander's luck changes when he walks under a ladder. First, Brunhilda's parents learn of his gambling and he is forbidden in their home, then he goes broke in a poker game and loses his job. Down and out, he renounces gambling forever, pitches his horse shoes and rabbits' feet out the window and secures a job at ten dollars a week. In the course of time, he becomes successful, is reconciled with Brunhilda and feels very lucky that good sense came to him as soon as it ... +


Philander Jepson, an accountant who, with the aid of rabbits' feet and horse shoes, is a very lucky gambler, embarks upon a two week vacation at a summer resort where he meets Brunhilda and falls in love. Upon his return to the city, Philander's luck changes when he walks under a ladder. First, Brunhilda's parents learn of his gambling and he is forbidden in their home, then he goes broke in a poker game and loses his job. Down and out, he renounces gambling forever, pitches his horse shoes and rabbits' feet out the window and secures a job at ten dollars a week. In the course of time, he becomes successful, is reconciled with Brunhilda and feels very lucky that good sense came to him as soon as it did. +

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