A Kiss in Time (1921)

Comedy | July 1921

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LITERARY
Based on the short story "From Four to Eleven-Three," by Royal Brown in McClure's (Oct 1920).
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Release Date:
July 1921
Copyright Claimant:
Realart Pictures
Copyright Date:
27 May 1921
Copyright Number:
LP16589
Physical Properties:
Silent
Black and White
Length(in feet):
4,351
Length(in reels):
5
Country:
United States
Passed by NBR:
No
SYNOPSIS

Although she finds the stiff Bostonian manners of her fiancé, Robert Ames, unsuited to her temperament, artist-illustrator Sheila Athlone refuses to illustrate an author's story because of its "absurd" premise that a girl would kiss a man she met only 4 hours earlier. Author Brian Moore, setting out to prove his point, poses as a butcher boy and induces her to ride out to a country orchard. His advances are refused until he saves a child from an explosion, and 2 minutes before the time limit, in admiration of his bravery, she allows him to kiss ... +


Although she finds the stiff Bostonian manners of her fiancé, Robert Ames, unsuited to her temperament, artist-illustrator Sheila Athlone refuses to illustrate an author's story because of its "absurd" premise that a girl would kiss a man she met only 4 hours earlier. Author Brian Moore, setting out to prove his point, poses as a butcher boy and induces her to ride out to a country orchard. His advances are refused until he saves a child from an explosion, and 2 minutes before the time limit, in admiration of his bravery, she allows him to kiss her. +

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