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Release Date:
June 1921
Copyright Claimant:
Selznick Pictures
Copyright Date:
1 June 1921
Copyright Number:
LP16634
Physical Properties:
Silent
Black and White
Length(in feet):
5,161
Length(in reels):
5
Country:
United States
Passed by NBR:
No
SYNOPSIS

Mavis defies her grandfather and runs away with Herbert Whitman, a man of social standing but of poor character. He plants a stolen necklace on her and attempts to have her arrested when he comes under suspicion. She then seeks refuge with young Jimmy Ryder; and after she claims to be Mrs. Ryder, Jimmy agrees to make the title legal. Gradually, he comes to love her. Meanwhile, Whitman bribes ex-convict La Marche to steal a jewel from his sister, Dorothy. Jimmy captures the thief, who at first refuses to confess; Dorothy then accuses Mavis of the theft, but she is cleared by La Marche and Whitman is ... +


Mavis defies her grandfather and runs away with Herbert Whitman, a man of social standing but of poor character. He plants a stolen necklace on her and attempts to have her arrested when he comes under suspicion. She then seeks refuge with young Jimmy Ryder; and after she claims to be Mrs. Ryder, Jimmy agrees to make the title legal. Gradually, he comes to love her. Meanwhile, Whitman bribes ex-convict La Marche to steal a jewel from his sister, Dorothy. Jimmy captures the thief, who at first refuses to confess; Dorothy then accuses Mavis of the theft, but she is cleared by La Marche and Whitman is punished. +

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AFI Life Achievement Award

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