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This was Pearl White's first feature production for Fox. The story originally appeared in Blue Book Magazine . Reviews list varied lengths for the ... More Less

This was Pearl White's first feature production for Fox. The story originally appeared in Blue Book Magazine . Reviews list varied lengths for the film. More Less

SOURCE CITATIONS
SOURCE
DATE
PAGE
ETR
24 Jul 20
p. 840.
MPN
14 Feb 20
p. 1711.
MPN
24 Jul 20
p. 861.
MPN
6 Jun 1920.
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MPN
25 Sep 20
p. 2369.
MPW
3 Jan 20
p. 93.
MPW
31 Jan 20
p. 762.
MPW
14 Feb 20
p. 1068, 1108
MPW
24 Jul 20
p. 507.
Variety
23 Jul 20
p. 33.
Wid's
18 Jul 20
p. 21.
DETAILS
Release Date:
August 1920
Copyright Claimant:
William Fox
Copyright Date:
8 August 1920
Copyright Number:
LP15426
Physical Properties:
Silent
Black and White
Length(in reels):
5-8
Country:
United States
Passed by NBR:
No
SYNOPSIS

Desperate because a wealthy man has reduced her father to thievery, Rhoda agrees to rob the poor box of the church, although she finds the act abhorrent. During the robbery, Rhoda's father is shot and dies in the priests's arms, seeking absolution, while the man who ruined him looks on. Penitent, the man appoints Rhoda as his representative to return the ill-gotten gains to those he has robbed. Rhoda enters the underworld as an angel of mercy, gaining the sobriquet of "The White Moll." After many thrilling escapades, she brings The Dangler, the leader of a gang of crooks, to justice, saves others from death and finally wins The Pug, the man of her ... +


Desperate because a wealthy man has reduced her father to thievery, Rhoda agrees to rob the poor box of the church, although she finds the act abhorrent. During the robbery, Rhoda's father is shot and dies in the priests's arms, seeking absolution, while the man who ruined him looks on. Penitent, the man appoints Rhoda as his representative to return the ill-gotten gains to those he has robbed. Rhoda enters the underworld as an angel of mercy, gaining the sobriquet of "The White Moll." After many thrilling escapades, she brings The Dangler, the leader of a gang of crooks, to justice, saves others from death and finally wins The Pug, the man of her choice. +

GENRE
Genre:
Sub-genre:
Crime


Subject

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

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