The Dawn of a Tomorrow (1924)

Melodrama | 14 April 1924

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LITERARY
Based on the play The Dawn of a Tomorrow by Frances Hodgson Burnett, Frances Hodgson Burnett (New York, 1906) The Dawn of a Tomorrow
a Play in Three Acts , 25 Jan 1909).
DETAILS
Release Date:
14 April 1924
Premiere Information:
New York premiere: ca23 March 1924
Copyright Claimant:
Famous Players-Lasky Corp.
Copyright Date:
8 April 1924
Copyright Number:
LP20055
Physical Properties:
Silent
Black and White
Length(in feet):
6,084
Length(in reels):
6
Country:
United States
Language:
English
Passed by NBR:
No
SYNOPSIS

Expecting to die soon or to go insane, Sir Oliver Holt disappears into the London slums intending to commit suicide; but he is dissuaded by Glad, a cheerful girl whose sweetheart (a burglar called "The Dandy") Sir Oliver has sent to obtain money from his safe. The Dandy discovers Arthur Holt, Sir Oliver's nephew, already looting the safe; and he (The Dandy) is framed for the murder of a policeman. When Glad appeals to Arthur for help, he attacks her, but The Dandy comes to the rescue, followed by the police. Sir Oliver arrives, establishes The Dandy's innocence, and makes the crook and Glad his ... +


Expecting to die soon or to go insane, Sir Oliver Holt disappears into the London slums intending to commit suicide; but he is dissuaded by Glad, a cheerful girl whose sweetheart (a burglar called "The Dandy") Sir Oliver has sent to obtain money from his safe. The Dandy discovers Arthur Holt, Sir Oliver's nephew, already looting the safe; and he (The Dandy) is framed for the murder of a policeman. When Glad appeals to Arthur for help, he attacks her, but The Dandy comes to the rescue, followed by the police. Sir Oliver arrives, establishes The Dandy's innocence, and makes the crook and Glad his wards. +

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