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Exhibitors Trade Review
15 Apr 1925
p. 46.
Film Daily
9 Aug 1925.
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New York Times
28 Jul 1925
p. 24.
Variety
29 Jul 1925
p. 34.
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LITERARY
Based on the play Not So Long Ago by Arthur Richman (New York, 4 May 1920).
DETAILS
Release Date:
7 September 1925
Premiere Information:
New York opening: 26 July 1925
Copyright Claimant:
Famous Players-Lasky Corp.
Copyright Date:
9 September 1925
Copyright Number:
LP21802
Physical Properties:
Silent
Black and White
Length(in feet):
6,943
Length(in reels):
7
Country:
United States
Language:
English
Passed by NBR:
No
SYNOPSIS

Betty, the romantic daughter of inventor Michael Dover, obtains work as a seamstress at the fashionable home of Mrs. Ballard, one of the Four Hundred. Betty falls in love with handsome Billy Ballard, falsely telling one of her suitors that Billy has been courting her. Her father learns of this "romance" and announces that he will ask Billy his intentions. In desperation, Betty goes to Billy and confesses her deception; he goodnaturedly agrees to go along with her story and asks her father for permission to call on her. Billy quickly falls in love with the dreamy girl, but his mother strongly disapproves and fires Betty. One of Michael's inventions, a horseless carriage, is given a public test and explodes. Billy breaks off his engagement to Ursula Kent (engineered by his mother), pays off Michael's debt to Jerry Flint, a moneylender, and marries ... +


Betty, the romantic daughter of inventor Michael Dover, obtains work as a seamstress at the fashionable home of Mrs. Ballard, one of the Four Hundred. Betty falls in love with handsome Billy Ballard, falsely telling one of her suitors that Billy has been courting her. Her father learns of this "romance" and announces that he will ask Billy his intentions. In desperation, Betty goes to Billy and confesses her deception; he goodnaturedly agrees to go along with her story and asks her father for permission to call on her. Billy quickly falls in love with the dreamy girl, but his mother strongly disapproves and fires Betty. One of Michael's inventions, a horseless carriage, is given a public test and explodes. Billy breaks off his engagement to Ursula Kent (engineered by his mother), pays off Michael's debt to Jerry Flint, a moneylender, and marries Betty. +

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