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ETR
10 Jul 20
p. 629.
MPN
26 Jun 20
p. 26.
MPN
10 Jul 20
p. 413, 513
MPW
30 Oct 20
p. 3451.
MPW
10 Jul 20
p. 254.
New York Morning Telegraph
4 Jul 1920.
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Variety
2 Jul 20
p. 27, 28
Wid's
4 Jun 20
p. 9.
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LITERARY
Based on the short story "The Slim Princess" by George Ade in The Saturday Evening Post (24 Nov-1 Dec 1906) and the musical comedy of the same name, books and lyrics by Henry Blossom, music by Leslie Stuart (New York, 2 Jan 1911).
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Release Date:
July 1920
Copyright Claimant:
Goldwyn Pictures Corp.
Copyright Date:
12 June 1920
Copyright Number:
LP15256
Physical Properties:
Silent
Black and White
Length(in feet):
4,990
Length(in reels):
5
Country:
United States
Passed by NBR:
No
SYNOPSIS

Kalora is the "slim princess of Morevana," a land in which fat is prized. This distresses her family, who must marry off Kalora, before her rotund younger sister Papova may wed. To remedy this situation, Kalora's father, the governor general, throws a garden party and disguises his slim daughter in an inflated rubber suit. All goes well until the suit ruptures, deflating Kalora to her normal size. Soon after, she meets Pike, an American, and falls in love. Upon hearing of a cure for slimness in America, the governor sends Kalora overseas where she meets Pike again. He follows her home to Morevana, and once it is discovered that he is wealthy, the governor offers the American his prized daughter Papova, only to discover that it is the slim princess whom Pike ... +


Kalora is the "slim princess of Morevana," a land in which fat is prized. This distresses her family, who must marry off Kalora, before her rotund younger sister Papova may wed. To remedy this situation, Kalora's father, the governor general, throws a garden party and disguises his slim daughter in an inflated rubber suit. All goes well until the suit ruptures, deflating Kalora to her normal size. Soon after, she meets Pike, an American, and falls in love. Upon hearing of a cure for slimness in America, the governor sends Kalora overseas where she meets Pike again. He follows her home to Morevana, and once it is discovered that he is wealthy, the governor offers the American his prized daughter Papova, only to discover that it is the slim princess whom Pike treasures. +

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