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DATE
PAGE
ETR
3 Aug 18
p. 704, 747
ETR
10 Aug 18
p. 841.
MPW
10 Aug 18
p. 745, 890
MPW
6 Jul 18
p. 115.
NYDM
24 Aug 18
p. 274.
Variety
9 Aug 18
p. 32.
Wid's
4 Aug 18
p. 4.
DETAILS
Release Date:
4 August 1918
Physical Properties:
Silent
Black and White
Length(in reels):
5
Country:
United States
Passed by NBR:
No
SYNOPSIS

Following his father's sudden death, Dick Browning learns that three financiers defrauded Mr. Browning of his money. Because his mother is destitute, Dick fences the only remaining jewel in his father's estate, but when she dies, he joins a gang of crooks, vowing revenge on the financiers. Dressed in feminine attire and known as Mary Brown, Dick robs two of the men. In the meantime, he has fallen in love with Betty, a woman who was lured to the crooks' lair by one of his cronies. Having decided to marry Betty and go straight, Dick plans his last job, the robbery of her uncle. Although his jealous associate informs the police of Dick's plan, the gang helps "Mary" to escape. The doublecrosser breaks into the uncle's home himself and, surprised by his victim, kills him, only to be arrested by the police moments later. Dick and Betty, recipients of the deceased's fortune, settle on a ... +


Following his father's sudden death, Dick Browning learns that three financiers defrauded Mr. Browning of his money. Because his mother is destitute, Dick fences the only remaining jewel in his father's estate, but when she dies, he joins a gang of crooks, vowing revenge on the financiers. Dressed in feminine attire and known as Mary Brown, Dick robs two of the men. In the meantime, he has fallen in love with Betty, a woman who was lured to the crooks' lair by one of his cronies. Having decided to marry Betty and go straight, Dick plans his last job, the robbery of her uncle. Although his jealous associate informs the police of Dick's plan, the gang helps "Mary" to escape. The doublecrosser breaks into the uncle's home himself and, surprised by his victim, kills him, only to be arrested by the police moments later. Dick and Betty, recipients of the deceased's fortune, settle on a farm. +

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