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DATE
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ETR
7 Jul 17
p. 344.
MPN
14 Jul 17
p. 281.
MPN
21 Jul 17
p. 455.
MPW
21 Jul 17
p. 448.
MPW
14 Jul 17
p. 254.
NYDM
7 Jul 17
p. 15.
Wid's
5 Jul 17
p. 423.
DETAILS
Release Date:
2 July 1917
Copyright Claimant:
Bluebird Photoplays, Inc.
Copyright Date:
6 June 1917
Copyright Number:
LP10920
Physical Properties:
Silent
Black and White
Length(in reels):
5
Country:
United States
Passed by NBR:
No
SYNOPSIS

Dreading the drab and loveless factory life that she sees all around her, Madge Garvey refuses the marriage proposal of factory foreman John Blake, a rough but honest man, fearing that he will degenerate into the brutal drunk that her father Joe has become. Instead, Madge takes stenographer Cora Hayes' advice and seeks work in the big city. Arriving in the city, Madge accepts a job as a model for women's underwear but is shocked at the brevity of the garments as well as the duties expected of her beyond those of posing. Only Blake's timely arrival preserves her innocence, and after the foreman proves that he can be loving, Madge agrees to loving ... +


Dreading the drab and loveless factory life that she sees all around her, Madge Garvey refuses the marriage proposal of factory foreman John Blake, a rough but honest man, fearing that he will degenerate into the brutal drunk that her father Joe has become. Instead, Madge takes stenographer Cora Hayes' advice and seeks work in the big city. Arriving in the city, Madge accepts a job as a model for women's underwear but is shocked at the brevity of the garments as well as the duties expected of her beyond those of posing. Only Blake's timely arrival preserves her innocence, and after the foreman proves that he can be loving, Madge agrees to loving him. +

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