The Little Diplomat (1919)

Comedy-drama | 15 June 1919

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SOURCE CITATIONS
SOURCE
DATE
PAGE
ETR
31 May 19
p. 2015.
MPN
31 May 19
p. 3664.
MPW
31 May 19
p. 1395, 1397
Wid's
25 May 19
p. 13.
DETAILS
Release Date:
15 June 1919
Copyright Claimant:
Pathé Exchange, inc.
Copyright Date:
24 May 1919
Copyright Number:
LU13750
Physical Properties:
Silent
Black and White
Length(in feet):
4,620
Length(in reels):
5
Country:
United States
Passed by NBR:
No
SYNOPSIS

Bradley West, an antique collector, agrees to adopt Little Marie, a French war orphan, to please his wife. Marie and a servant's son, George Washington Jones, Jr., get into mischief, irritating West, until Hulda, a new maid, objects to Marie playing with a black boy. Marie then whitewashes George and shocks the guests at a tea party when she introduces him. After Marie becomes friends with Trent Gordon, West's nephew and secretary, she confuses Trent's sweetheart, Phyllis Dare, when her doll is mistakenly sent to Phyllis by Trent instead of flowers. Meanwhile, crooks desiring a sacred Hindu idol that West has obtained, drug Trent. When he refuses to give West's safe combination and is allowed to return, Phyllis mistakes his drugged state for drunkenness. When the burglars break into the safe, with Hulda's help, they awaken Marie, who locks the leader in the safe until Trent comes and captures them. Marie now becomes West's object of ... +


Bradley West, an antique collector, agrees to adopt Little Marie, a French war orphan, to please his wife. Marie and a servant's son, George Washington Jones, Jr., get into mischief, irritating West, until Hulda, a new maid, objects to Marie playing with a black boy. Marie then whitewashes George and shocks the guests at a tea party when she introduces him. After Marie becomes friends with Trent Gordon, West's nephew and secretary, she confuses Trent's sweetheart, Phyllis Dare, when her doll is mistakenly sent to Phyllis by Trent instead of flowers. Meanwhile, crooks desiring a sacred Hindu idol that West has obtained, drug Trent. When he refuses to give West's safe combination and is allowed to return, Phyllis mistakes his drugged state for drunkenness. When the burglars break into the safe, with Hulda's help, they awaken Marie, who locks the leader in the safe until Trent comes and captures them. Marie now becomes West's object of affection. +

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Partially Viewed
Offscreen Credit
Name Occurs Before Title
AFI Life Achievement Award

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