A Virginia Courtship (1921)

Melodrama | December 1921

Director:

Frank O'Connor

Cinematographer:

Harold Rosson

Production Company:

Realart Pictures
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HISTORY

According to the 18 Jun 1921 Camera, May McAvoy was filming all week on location in Arcadia, CA.
       The 2 Jul 1921 Motion Picture News announced that director Frank O'Connor would finish the film that ... More Less

According to the 18 Jun 1921 Camera, May McAvoy was filming all week on location in Arcadia, CA.
       The 2 Jul 1921 Motion Picture News announced that director Frank O'Connor would finish the film that week. More Less

GEOGRAPHIC LOCATIONS
SOURCE CITATIONS
SOURCE
DATE
PAGE
Camera
18 Jun 1921
p. 4.
Motion Picture News
2 Jul 1921
p. 236.
DETAILS
Release Date:
December 1921
Production Date:
ended early July 1921
Copyright Claimant:
Realart Pictures
Copyright Date:
17 October 1921
Copyright Number:
LP17104
Physical Properties:
Silent
Black and White
Length(in feet):
4,415
Length(in reels):
5
Country:
United States
Language:
English
Passed by NBR:
No
SYNOPSIS

Colonel Fairfax, who lives on a Virginia plantation with his adopted daughter, Prudence, has remained faithful to the memory of his former fiancée, Constance Llewellyn, with whom he had a misunderstanding twenty years earlier. Constance, now a widow, returns home to the adjoining plantation, and the colonel, to avoid an embarrassing situation, decides to move; but Prue sets out to reconcile the couple. Meanwhile, Tom, the colonel's nephew, arrives and strikes up a romance with Prue, and neighbor Neville falls in with counterfeiters in an attempt to buy the colonel's estate. Prue discovers the plot and brings about Neville's arrest when she is held captive in his home. The colonel and the widow are reunited, and Tom wins ... +


Colonel Fairfax, who lives on a Virginia plantation with his adopted daughter, Prudence, has remained faithful to the memory of his former fiancée, Constance Llewellyn, with whom he had a misunderstanding twenty years earlier. Constance, now a widow, returns home to the adjoining plantation, and the colonel, to avoid an embarrassing situation, decides to move; but Prue sets out to reconcile the couple. Meanwhile, Tom, the colonel's nephew, arrives and strikes up a romance with Prue, and neighbor Neville falls in with counterfeiters in an attempt to buy the colonel's estate. Prue discovers the plot and brings about Neville's arrest when she is held captive in his home. The colonel and the widow are reunited, and Tom wins Prue. +

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