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The 25 Aug 1917 Motion Picture News reported that the film company was "roughing it" in the mountains near Big Bear Lake, CA. A week later, the 1 Sep 1917 Motion Picture News reported that they had returned home after ten days on location.
       According to the 1918 MPSD, Arthur Hoyt worked on the film, but it is unclear whether he worked as an actor or as a casting ... More Less

The 25 Aug 1917 Motion Picture News reported that the film company was "roughing it" in the mountains near Big Bear Lake, CA. A week later, the 1 Sep 1917 Motion Picture News reported that they had returned home after ten days on location.
       According to the 1918 MPSD, Arthur Hoyt worked on the film, but it is unclear whether he worked as an actor or as a casting director. More Less

GEOGRAPHIC LOCATIONS
SOURCE CITATIONS
SOURCE
DATE
PAGE
Motion Picture News
25 Aug 1917
p. 1310.
Motion Picture News
1 Sep 1917
p. 1485.
Motion Picture News
6 Oct 1917
p. 2391.
Motog
6 Oct 1917
p. 740.
Moving Picture World
6 Oct 1917
p. 71, 141
NYDM
7 Jul 1917
p. 15.
Variety
28 Sep 1917
p. 39.
Wid's
4 Oct 1917
p. 637.
DETAILS
Release Date:
30 September 1917
Production Date:
summer 1917
Physical Properties:
Silent
Black and White
Length(in reels):
5
Country:
United States
Language:
English
Passed by NBR:
No
SYNOPSIS

While on vacation in New York, millionaire cattle rancher John Keyes falls in love with musical comedy star Fritzi Carlyle. Recognizing the opportunity for a great story, Fritzi's press agent encourages her to accept the Westerner's proposal of marriage, only to deny it the next day in a wave of newspaper publicity. Disheartened, Keyes returns to Arizona and Fritzi continues performing until she suffers a nervous breakdown. Reading of Fritzi's misfortune, Keyes returns East, kidnaps Fritzi and takes her to Arizona. There, the change of climate performs wonders and she recovers quickly. Meanwhile, her stage manager sends detectives after her, and when they arrive in Arizona ready to arrest Keyes for kidnapping, Fritzi explains that the whole adventure was an elaborate publicity stunt and announces that she and her Arizona cowboy are going to be ... +


While on vacation in New York, millionaire cattle rancher John Keyes falls in love with musical comedy star Fritzi Carlyle. Recognizing the opportunity for a great story, Fritzi's press agent encourages her to accept the Westerner's proposal of marriage, only to deny it the next day in a wave of newspaper publicity. Disheartened, Keyes returns to Arizona and Fritzi continues performing until she suffers a nervous breakdown. Reading of Fritzi's misfortune, Keyes returns East, kidnaps Fritzi and takes her to Arizona. There, the change of climate performs wonders and she recovers quickly. Meanwhile, her stage manager sends detectives after her, and when they arrive in Arizona ready to arrest Keyes for kidnapping, Fritzi explains that the whole adventure was an elaborate publicity stunt and announces that she and her Arizona cowboy are going to be married. +

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