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Variety
24 Jun 1925
p. 84.
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LITERARY
Based on the short story "Cornflower Cassie's Concert" by Peter B. Kyne in Cosmopolitan (Feb 1924).
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DETAILS
Release Date:
29 March 1925
Copyright Claimant:
Peninsula Studios, Inc.
Copyright Date:
24 April 1925
Copyright Number:
LP21402
Physical Properties:
Silent
Black and White
Length(in feet):
5,794
Length(in reels):
6
Country:
United States
Language:
English
Passed by NBR:
No
SYNOPSIS

Cassie, an orphan who sings angelically in a smalltown church, marries the organist, L. I. B. Bell, when he promises to obtain singing lessons for her. They go to San Francisco, where Cassie leaves Bell within the hour when she discovers his low nature. Answering an advertisement in the paper, Cassie gets a job singing in a mining town dancehall. There she charms everyone with her voice, including Madoc Bill, who, having just won a large sum of money at faro, writes her a check for $10,000 and sends her abroad to study voice. Cassie soon becomes a successful diva, singing in the Grand Opera at Moscow, while Madoc Bill serves 4 years in jail for murder. During Madoc's incarceration, his partner, Chuckwalla Bill, strikes it rich. When Madoc is released from jail, he and Chuckwalla build a house for Cassie, who has just returned to the United States after a triumphant continental tour. Her husband, Bell, suffering from consumption, comes to the mining town, and Cassie nurses him back to health. When Bell learns of Cassie's devotion to Madoc Bill, he attempts to kill him and is himself killed. Cassie marries Madoc, and they settle down in the house he built for ... +


Cassie, an orphan who sings angelically in a smalltown church, marries the organist, L. I. B. Bell, when he promises to obtain singing lessons for her. They go to San Francisco, where Cassie leaves Bell within the hour when she discovers his low nature. Answering an advertisement in the paper, Cassie gets a job singing in a mining town dancehall. There she charms everyone with her voice, including Madoc Bill, who, having just won a large sum of money at faro, writes her a check for $10,000 and sends her abroad to study voice. Cassie soon becomes a successful diva, singing in the Grand Opera at Moscow, while Madoc Bill serves 4 years in jail for murder. During Madoc's incarceration, his partner, Chuckwalla Bill, strikes it rich. When Madoc is released from jail, he and Chuckwalla build a house for Cassie, who has just returned to the United States after a triumphant continental tour. Her husband, Bell, suffering from consumption, comes to the mining town, and Cassie nurses him back to health. When Bell learns of Cassie's devotion to Madoc Bill, he attempts to kill him and is himself killed. Cassie marries Madoc, and they settle down in the house he built for her. +

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