Lovey Mary (1926)

Comedy-drama | 31 May 1926

Director:

King Baggot

Cinematographer:

Ira Morgan

Editor:

Frank Davis

Production Company:

Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Corp.
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HISTORY

Alice Hegan Rice's Lovey Mary was a sequel to her popular 1901 novel Mrs. Wiggs of the Cabbage Patch. The 1914 World Film Corp. release Mrs. Wiggs of the Cabbage Patch (see entry), directed by Harold Entwistle and starring Beatriz Michelena and Blanche Chapman, was based on both novels. ...

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Alice Hegan Rice's Lovey Mary was a sequel to her popular 1901 novel Mrs. Wiggs of the Cabbage Patch. The 1914 World Film Corp. release Mrs. Wiggs of the Cabbage Patch (see entry), directed by Harold Entwistle and starring Beatriz Michelena and Blanche Chapman, was based on both novels.

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SOURCE CITATIONS
SOURCE
DATE
PAGE
Film Daily
4 Jul 1926
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New York Times
21 Jun 1927
p. 17
Variety
23 Jun 1926
p. 14
CAST
PRODUCTION CREDITS
NAME
PARENT COMPANY
NAME
CREDITED AS
CREDIT
DIRECTOR
PHOTOGRAPHY
Ira H. Morgan
Dir of photog
FILM EDITOR
Film ed
SET DECORATORS
Settings
Arnold Gillespie
Settings
COSTUMES
SOURCES
LITERARY
Based on the novel Lovey Mary by Alice Hegan Rice (New York, 1903).
LITERARY SOURCE AUTHOR
DETAILS
Release Date:
31 May 1926
Production Date:

Copyright Info
Claimant
Date
Copyright Number
Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Corp.
20 June 1926
LP22936
Physical Properties:
Silent
Black and White
Length(in feet):
6,167
Length(in reels):
7
Country:
United States
Language:
English
SYNOPSIS

Lovey Mary, an awkward but affectionate young orphan, grows up in an orphanage and comes to love young Tommy, the child of Kate, a disreputable woman. When Kate comes to take away her child, Lovey and Tommy run away from the orphanage and are given shelter by Miss Hazey, who is about to be married to a correspondent whom she has never seen; Lovey, however, recognizes him as Mr. Stubbins, the exterminator at the orphanage. Lovey becomes friendly with Billy Wiggs, who lives next door, and she works with the Wiggs girls--Asia, Australia, and Europena--in a tomato-canning factory. On the wedding day, Stubbins arrives drunk and exposes Lovey. Learning that Tommy's mother is dying, Lovey sends him back to her, thereby earning the right to keep him when she is happily married to ...

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Lovey Mary, an awkward but affectionate young orphan, grows up in an orphanage and comes to love young Tommy, the child of Kate, a disreputable woman. When Kate comes to take away her child, Lovey and Tommy run away from the orphanage and are given shelter by Miss Hazey, who is about to be married to a correspondent whom she has never seen; Lovey, however, recognizes him as Mr. Stubbins, the exterminator at the orphanage. Lovey becomes friendly with Billy Wiggs, who lives next door, and she works with the Wiggs girls--Asia, Australia, and Europena--in a tomato-canning factory. On the wedding day, Stubbins arrives drunk and exposes Lovey. Learning that Tommy's mother is dying, Lovey sends him back to her, thereby earning the right to keep him when she is happily married to Billy.

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Offscreen Credit
Name Occurs Before Title
AFI Life Achievement Award

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