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The 18 Dec 1926 Moving Picture World noted that the title had been changed from Miss George Washington to Naughty But Nice.
       It is possible that Lewis Allen Browne's "The Bigamist" was an original screen story rather than a published short ... More Less

The 18 Dec 1926 Moving Picture World noted that the title had been changed from Miss George Washington to Naughty But Nice.
       It is possible that Lewis Allen Browne's "The Bigamist" was an original screen story rather than a published short story. More Less

SOURCE CITATIONS
SOURCE
DATE
PAGE
Film Daily
26 Jun 1927.
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Moving Picture World
18 Dec 1926
p. 494.
New York Times
5 Jul 1927
p. 19.
Variety
6 Jul 1927
p. 22.
DETAILS
Alternate Title:
Miss George Washington
Release Date:
26 June 1927
Copyright Claimant:
First National Pictures, Inc.
Copyright Date:
11 June 1927
Copyright Number:
LP24067
Physical Properties:
Silent
Black and White
Length(in feet):
6,520
Length(in reels):
7
Country:
United States
Language:
English
Passed by NBR:
No
SYNOPSIS

Berenice Summers, a plain, bespectacled girl, gains freedom from her uncle's Texas ranch when oil is discovered on his property, and she invades an eastern finishing school, there blossoming from an unnoticed wallflower into a stunning beauty. Berenice and her friend encounter the school principal in the lobby of a hotel where they are to meet Paul Carroll for a theater date and invent a story about visiting Alice's parents, Judge and Mrs. Altwold. To make their bluff good, they enter the room of Ralph Ames of the Secret Service; Berenice introduces the stranger as her husband, and the girls leave with the judge and his wife. Through a series of coincidences, Berenice and Ames meet at the judge's house, with resulting entanglements. Berenice sleeps on the roof, is chased by a policeman, and is ultimately united with Paul Carroll in ... +


Berenice Summers, a plain, bespectacled girl, gains freedom from her uncle's Texas ranch when oil is discovered on his property, and she invades an eastern finishing school, there blossoming from an unnoticed wallflower into a stunning beauty. Berenice and her friend encounter the school principal in the lobby of a hotel where they are to meet Paul Carroll for a theater date and invent a story about visiting Alice's parents, Judge and Mrs. Altwold. To make their bluff good, they enter the room of Ralph Ames of the Secret Service; Berenice introduces the stranger as her husband, and the girls leave with the judge and his wife. Through a series of coincidences, Berenice and Ames meet at the judge's house, with resulting entanglements. Berenice sleeps on the roof, is chased by a policeman, and is ultimately united with Paul Carroll in marriage. +

Legend
Viewed by AFI
Partially Viewed
Offscreen Credit
Name Occurs Before Title
AFI Life Achievement Award

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