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The 29 Oct 1921 Motion Picture News reported that a large Los Angeles, CA, chocolate factory was being leased for the ... More Less

The 29 Oct 1921 Motion Picture News reported that a large Los Angeles, CA, chocolate factory was being leased for the picture. More Less

SOURCE CITATIONS
SOURCE
DATE
PAGE
Motion Picture News
29 Oct 1921
p. 2352.
DETAILS
Release Date:
3 April 1922
Copyright Claimant:
Metro Pictures
Copyright Date:
4 April 1922
Copyright Number:
LP17722
Physical Properties:
Silent
Black and White
Length(in feet):
4,300
Length(in reels):
5
Country:
United States
Passed by NBR:
No
SYNOPSIS

Betty Estabrook, daughter of a financier, meets Bill Bailey while returning home on a train and offers him one of her homemade candy kisses; Bill persuades her to dispense some candy at a charity bazaar, which she does with great success; but unhappily he discovers that Betty is engaged to Norman Maynard, son of a manufacturer of sweets. Betty's father dies as a result of financial complications, and determined to reimburse the creditors, she sells her house and all her possessions, causing Maynard to break off the engagement. Bill and Bessie Neldon join forces with Betty to manufacture candy, a venture that becomes so successful that Maynard begins to suffer from the competition and sows seeds of discontent among their workers. Bill thwarts the plan, but Betty sells the B-Kissed Candy Co. to Maynard for a sizable sum, which enables her and Bill to become ... +


Betty Estabrook, daughter of a financier, meets Bill Bailey while returning home on a train and offers him one of her homemade candy kisses; Bill persuades her to dispense some candy at a charity bazaar, which she does with great success; but unhappily he discovers that Betty is engaged to Norman Maynard, son of a manufacturer of sweets. Betty's father dies as a result of financial complications, and determined to reimburse the creditors, she sells her house and all her possessions, causing Maynard to break off the engagement. Bill and Bessie Neldon join forces with Betty to manufacture candy, a venture that becomes so successful that Maynard begins to suffer from the competition and sows seeds of discontent among their workers. Bill thwarts the plan, but Betty sells the B-Kissed Candy Co. to Maynard for a sizable sum, which enables her and Bill to become engaged. +

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