The Social Pirate (1919)

Drama | 19 May 1919

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SOURCE CITATIONS
SOURCE
DATE
PAGE
ETR
17 May 19
p. 1833.
MPW
17 May 19
p. 1076.
Variety
9 May 19
p. 52.
Wid's
20 Dec 19
p. 1013.
DETAILS
Release Date:
19 May 1919
Copyright Claimant:
World Film Corp.
Copyright Date:
14 May 1919
Copyright Number:
LU13729
Physical Properties:
Silent
Black and White
Length(in reels):
5
Country:
United States
Passed by NBR:
No
SYNOPSIS

Orphan Dolores Fernandez leaves South America for New York in search of fame as a violinist, then takes a job in a cheap cabaret and is arrested when a riot ensues. Dolores arrives in court in possession of a diamond bracelet she has found and, due to a series of complications, has not yet been able to return. When the bracelet is recognized as Mrs. Ridgeway's lost gem, Dolores is sent to the reformatory for four months. After she is released, Mrs. Ridgeway's son Bruce chances to hear Dolores play and arranges a concert tour for her where she gains fame and success. On the evening of her engagement to Bruce, several acquaintances from the reformatory show up and implicate Dolores in a plot to steal Bruce's sister's wedding presents. The crooks eventually are caught, and Dolores is cleared of all ... +


Orphan Dolores Fernandez leaves South America for New York in search of fame as a violinist, then takes a job in a cheap cabaret and is arrested when a riot ensues. Dolores arrives in court in possession of a diamond bracelet she has found and, due to a series of complications, has not yet been able to return. When the bracelet is recognized as Mrs. Ridgeway's lost gem, Dolores is sent to the reformatory for four months. After she is released, Mrs. Ridgeway's son Bruce chances to hear Dolores play and arranges a concert tour for her where she gains fame and success. On the evening of her engagement to Bruce, several acquaintances from the reformatory show up and implicate Dolores in a plot to steal Bruce's sister's wedding presents. The crooks eventually are caught, and Dolores is cleared of all wrongdoings. +

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AFI Life Achievement Award

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