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Some scenes for this film, which was originally slated to be directed by Rex Ingram, were shot in San Francisco, ... More Less

Some scenes for this film, which was originally slated to be directed by Rex Ingram, were shot in San Francisco, CA. More Less

GEOGRAPHIC LOCATIONS
SOURCE CITATIONS
SOURCE
DATE
PAGE
ETR
17 Jan 20
p. 709.
MPN
17 Jan 20
p. 917.
MPN
28 Feb 20
p. 2120.
New York Morning Telegraph
11 Jan 1920.
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Variety
27 Feb 20
p. 47.
Wid's
11 Jan 20
p. 7.
DETAILS
Release Date:
23 February 1920
Copyright Claimant:
Universal Film Mfg. Co., Inc.
Copyright Date:
17 January 1920
Copyright Number:
LP14651
Physical Properties:
Silent
Black and White
Length(in reels):
5
Country:
United States
Passed by NBR:
No
SYNOPSIS

Barry O'Connor, called the Prince of Avenue A for his foppish appearance, is the son of political leader Patrick O'Connor. O'Connor is supporting William Tompkins for mayor, but when Tompkins' daughter Mary ejects Barry from a party at the Tompkins' house, the elder O'Connor becomes enraged and the candidate, fearful of losing the election, insists that Mary escort Barry to the district ball. When Tompkins' rival in the election, Edgar Jones, insults Mary at the ball, Barry protects her. The incident forces the girl to realize that her escort is more than a fop, and the two fall in ... +


Barry O'Connor, called the Prince of Avenue A for his foppish appearance, is the son of political leader Patrick O'Connor. O'Connor is supporting William Tompkins for mayor, but when Tompkins' daughter Mary ejects Barry from a party at the Tompkins' house, the elder O'Connor becomes enraged and the candidate, fearful of losing the election, insists that Mary escort Barry to the district ball. When Tompkins' rival in the election, Edgar Jones, insults Mary at the ball, Barry protects her. The incident forces the girl to realize that her escort is more than a fop, and the two fall in love. +

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Subject (Minor):
Legend
Viewed by AFI
Partially Viewed
Offscreen Credit
Name Occurs Before Title
AFI Life Achievement Award

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