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The film was also called Friday the 13th ...

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The film was also called Friday the 13th .

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SOURCE CITATIONS
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DATE
PAGE
Motog
30 Sep 16
p. 785.
MPN
23 Sep 16
p. 1890.
MPW
23 Sep 16
p. 1959, 2031
Variety
5 Feb 16
p. 795.
Wid's
14 Sep 16
p. 909.
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LITERARY
Based on the novel Friday the Thirteenth by Thomas William Lawson (New York, 1907).
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DETAILS
Alternate Title:
Friday the 13th
Release Date:
18 September 1916
Copyright Info
Claimant
DATE
CopyrightNumber
World Film Corp.
13 September 1916
LU9096
Physical Properties:
Silent
Black and White
Length(in reels):
5
Country:
United States
SYNOPSIS

When Judge Lee Sands, an aristocratic Southern gentleman, is ruined by high-powered Wall Street tycoon Peter Brownley, his daughter Beulah tries to retaliate by getting a job in Peter's office. She manages to obtain secret information from Peter, which her father then tries to use to rebuild his own fortune and make Peter's collapse. At the office, Beulah meets Peter's son Robert, and they fall in love at first sight. In spite of the romance, Beulah still makes clandestine phone calls to her father, providing him with privileged information. When Robert catches her, however, he locks her in the closet until the stock market closes. Later, when he lets her out, she apologizes and he forgives her. They then begin planning their marriage, which leads to a reconciliation between Peter and the ...

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When Judge Lee Sands, an aristocratic Southern gentleman, is ruined by high-powered Wall Street tycoon Peter Brownley, his daughter Beulah tries to retaliate by getting a job in Peter's office. She manages to obtain secret information from Peter, which her father then tries to use to rebuild his own fortune and make Peter's collapse. At the office, Beulah meets Peter's son Robert, and they fall in love at first sight. In spite of the romance, Beulah still makes clandestine phone calls to her father, providing him with privileged information. When Robert catches her, however, he locks her in the closet until the stock market closes. Later, when he lets her out, she apologizes and he forgives her. They then begin planning their marriage, which leads to a reconciliation between Peter and the judge.

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AFI Life Achievement Award

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