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Although Mae Murray also starred in a 1930 Tiffany production entitled Peacock Alley (See Entry), that film, which was directed by Marcel De Sano, was otherwise unrelated to the 1922 ... More Less

Although Mae Murray also starred in a 1930 Tiffany production entitled Peacock Alley (See Entry), that film, which was directed by Marcel De Sano, was otherwise unrelated to the 1922 film. More Less

DETAILS
Release Date:
23 January 1922
Copyright Claimants:
Tiffany Productions, Inc. Tiffany Productions, Inc.
Copyright Dates:
3 December 1921 9 January 1922
Copyright Numbers:
LP17279 LP17468
Physical Properties:
Silent
Black and White
Length(in feet):
7,500
Length(in reels):
8
Country:
United States
Passed by NBR:
No
SYNOPSIS

When Elmer Harmon goes to Paris to sign a contract with the French government, he meets Cleo, a dancer with whom he falls in love and who is instrumental in acquiring the contract for him. They are married, and Elmer takes his bride back to his home town in Pennsylvania where the natives are shocked by Cleo's manners and her Parisian attire. In New York, Elmer exhausts his finances, forges his uncle's name to a check, and is arrested. Cleo, in an effort to raise money for her husband's bail, accepts a theatrical engagement, but Elmer misunderstands her association with an old friend and denounces her, returning to Harmontown. Later, he learns the truth and returns to ask her ... +


When Elmer Harmon goes to Paris to sign a contract with the French government, he meets Cleo, a dancer with whom he falls in love and who is instrumental in acquiring the contract for him. They are married, and Elmer takes his bride back to his home town in Pennsylvania where the natives are shocked by Cleo's manners and her Parisian attire. In New York, Elmer exhausts his finances, forges his uncle's name to a check, and is arrested. Cleo, in an effort to raise money for her husband's bail, accepts a theatrical engagement, but Elmer misunderstands her association with an old friend and denounces her, returning to Harmontown. Later, he learns the truth and returns to ask her forgiveness. +

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Offscreen Credit
Name Occurs Before Title
AFI Life Achievement Award

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