The Man Who (1921)

Comedy | 4 July 1921

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DETAILS
Release Date:
4 July 1921
Copyright Claimant:
Metro Pictures
Copyright Date:
5 July 1921
Copyright Number:
LP16738
Physical Properties:
Silent
Black and White
Length(in reels):
6
Country:
United States
Passed by NBR:
No
SYNOPSIS

Bedford Mills, wounded in France, meets aristocratic Helen Jessop at a party given by her father for returning war heroes in his Fifth Avenue home. Bedford falls violently in love with Helen, but discovering that he is only a poor bank clerk she insists that he must first become a man of importance. He decides that, in view of the soaring prices of shoes, he will refuse to wear shoes on the street. Causing a sensation, he is arrested and then released, but all New York reads of his exploits. Although scorned by Miss Jessop, he is accompanied on his barefoot strolls by Mary Turner, a neighboring artist who believes in his campaign and loves him despite the fact that her father is president of the Shoe ... +


Bedford Mills, wounded in France, meets aristocratic Helen Jessop at a party given by her father for returning war heroes in his Fifth Avenue home. Bedford falls violently in love with Helen, but discovering that he is only a poor bank clerk she insists that he must first become a man of importance. He decides that, in view of the soaring prices of shoes, he will refuse to wear shoes on the street. Causing a sensation, he is arrested and then released, but all New York reads of his exploits. Although scorned by Miss Jessop, he is accompanied on his barefoot strolls by Mary Turner, a neighboring artist who believes in his campaign and loves him despite the fact that her father is president of the Shoe Trust. +

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AFI Life Achievement Award

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