The Wishing Ring; An Idyll of Old England (1914)

Drama | 9 November 1914

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SOURCE CITATIONS
SOURCE
DATE
PAGE
Motog
14 Nov 14
p. 688.
MPN
14 Nov 14
p. 41.
MPW
7 Nov 14
p. 793.
MPW
7 Aug 15
p. 63.
NYDM
4 Nov 14
p. 35.
Variety
30 Oct 14
p. 27.
CAST
PRODUCTION CREDITS
NAME
PARENT COMPANY
PRODUCTION COMPANY
PRODUCTION TEXT
A Shubert Feature
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CREDITED AS
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DIRECTOR
Picturized by
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SOURCES
LITERARY
Based on the play The Wishing Ring by Owen Davis (New York, Daly's Theatre, Jan 20, 1910). Closing date unknown.
AUTHOR
DETAILS
Release Date:
9 November 1914
Copyright Claimant:
World Film Corp.
Copyright Date:
31 October 1914
Copyright Number:
LU3630
Physical Properties:
Silent
Black and White
With color tinted sequences
Length(in reels):
5
Country:
United States
Language:
English
Passed by NBR:
No
SYNOPSIS

When Giles, the ne'er-do-well son of the Earl of Bateson, is expelled from college for carousing, his father refuses to forgive him until he can prove himself worthy by earning half a crown. He then goes to the estate of Mr. Annesley where he accepts the position of gardener. While there, he meets and falls in love with Sally, the daughter of a poor parson, who has been stealing roses for her father's church. When Sally learns that Giles and his father are estranged, she vows to bring them together. She goes to the earl and charms him, becoming his trusted companion. When Sally is injured trying to pick some herbs to cure his gout, the earl goes to see her, first stopping at an inn where he gives the groom a half crown for helping his horse. By coincidence, Giles is the groom and in the end, having proven himself worthy, he marries Sally with the earl's ... +


When Giles, the ne'er-do-well son of the Earl of Bateson, is expelled from college for carousing, his father refuses to forgive him until he can prove himself worthy by earning half a crown. He then goes to the estate of Mr. Annesley where he accepts the position of gardener. While there, he meets and falls in love with Sally, the daughter of a poor parson, who has been stealing roses for her father's church. When Sally learns that Giles and his father are estranged, she vows to bring them together. She goes to the earl and charms him, becoming his trusted companion. When Sally is injured trying to pick some herbs to cure his gout, the earl goes to see her, first stopping at an inn where he gives the groom a half crown for helping his horse. By coincidence, Giles is the groom and in the end, having proven himself worthy, he marries Sally with the earl's blessing. +

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AFI Life Achievement Award

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