Seeing's Believing (1922)

Romantic comedy | 1 May 1922

Director:

Harry Beaumont

Cinematographer:

John Arnold

Production Designer:

A. F. Mantz

Production Company:

Metro Pictures Corp.
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HISTORY

An item in the 1 Oct 1921 Motion Picture News called the upcoming project Seeing Is Believing.
       The 29 Oct 1921 Motion Picture News reported that "two of the fastest speed motor boats on the Pacific" were currently being used for Seeing's Believing at Balboa Beach, CA. ... More Less

An item in the 1 Oct 1921 Motion Picture News called the upcoming project Seeing Is Believing.
       The 29 Oct 1921 Motion Picture News reported that "two of the fastest speed motor boats on the Pacific" were currently being used for Seeing's Believing at Balboa Beach, CA. More Less

GEOGRAPHIC LOCATIONS
SOURCE CITATIONS
SOURCE
DATE
PAGE
Motion Picture News
1 Oct 1921
p. 1770.
Motion Picture News
29 Oct 1921
p. 2352.
DETAILS
Alternate Title:
Seeing Is Believing
Release Date:
1 May 1922
Production Date:
October 1921
Copyright Claimant:
Metro Pictures
Copyright Date:
26 April 1922
Copyright Number:
LP17799
Physical Properties:
Silent
Black and White
Length(in feet):
4,500
Length(in reels):
5
Country:
United States
Language:
English
Passed by NBR:
No
SYNOPSIS

Diana Webster and her aunt's fiancé, Jimmy Harrison, are caught in a storm and forced to spend the night in a country hotel; there they are seen by Bruce Terring, a friend of Diana's brother, Jack, and Bruce forms his own conclusions. Arriving home, Diana finds Bruce to be her brother's house guest, and as she is unable to convince Bruce of the innocence of her predicament, she plans to prove to him that seeing is not always believing, but the tables are turned on Diana when she engages two crooks. Meanwhile, Bruce learns of her innocence and finds her being blackmailed; in the mixup that follows, the sheriff decides to arrest everyone. But Jimmy arrives, identifies the crooks, and vouches for his friends; and Bruce persuades Diana that he has complete faith in ... +


Diana Webster and her aunt's fiancé, Jimmy Harrison, are caught in a storm and forced to spend the night in a country hotel; there they are seen by Bruce Terring, a friend of Diana's brother, Jack, and Bruce forms his own conclusions. Arriving home, Diana finds Bruce to be her brother's house guest, and as she is unable to convince Bruce of the innocence of her predicament, she plans to prove to him that seeing is not always believing, but the tables are turned on Diana when she engages two crooks. Meanwhile, Bruce learns of her innocence and finds her being blackmailed; in the mixup that follows, the sheriff decides to arrest everyone. But Jimmy arrives, identifies the crooks, and vouches for his friends; and Bruce persuades Diana that he has complete faith in her. +

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