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The working title of this film was Lady Luck ... More Less

The working title of this film was Lady Luck . More Less

SOURCE CITATIONS
SOURCE
DATE
PAGE
Film Daily
27 Jun 1926.
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Variety
23 Jun 1926
p. 15.
DETAILS
Alternate Title:
Lady luck
Release Date:
26 April 1926
Copyright Claimant:
Famous Players-Lasky Corp.
Copyright Date:
27 April 1926
Copyright Number:
LP22642
Physical Properties:
Silent
Black and White
Length(in feet):
5,942
Length(in reels):
6
Country:
United States
Language:
English
Passed by NBR:
No
SYNOPSIS

Immediately following the death of San Guido's prince, Prime Minister Franz Garletz determines that Princess Antoinette shall marry Count Ferranzo, a roué. Antoinette, a convent student who secretly goes to the local inn to watch the stage show, begins a flirtation with Clarke, a young American tourist, but leaves quickly at the toll of vespers. To avoid the abbé, she hides in the trunk of Clarke's car, and when he drives past the convent, she makes known her presence. When told of the impending marriage, Antoinette determines to make herself as ugly as possible; at the same time, however, she disguises herself as a coquette and attracts Ferranzo. Hearing of the betrothal, Clarke gains entrance to her apartment; she assures him of her love, but he is taken prisoner. Garletz, determined to put an end to the coquette and Clarke, sends them across the border; there, Antoinette discloses her identity, and the lovers are ... +


Immediately following the death of San Guido's prince, Prime Minister Franz Garletz determines that Princess Antoinette shall marry Count Ferranzo, a roué. Antoinette, a convent student who secretly goes to the local inn to watch the stage show, begins a flirtation with Clarke, a young American tourist, but leaves quickly at the toll of vespers. To avoid the abbé, she hides in the trunk of Clarke's car, and when he drives past the convent, she makes known her presence. When told of the impending marriage, Antoinette determines to make herself as ugly as possible; at the same time, however, she disguises herself as a coquette and attracts Ferranzo. Hearing of the betrothal, Clarke gains entrance to her apartment; she assures him of her love, but he is taken prisoner. Garletz, determined to put an end to the coquette and Clarke, sends them across the border; there, Antoinette discloses her identity, and the lovers are married. +

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

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