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DATE
PAGE
Chicago Tribune
27 Jul 1926
p. 29.
Los Angeles Times
24 Mar 1926
p. A9.
Los Angeles Times
30 May 1926.
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Los Angeles Times
24 Jul 1926
p. A7.
DETAILS
Release Date:
1926
Premiere Information:
release: 10 July or 17 July 1926
Production Date:
late March--mid May 1926
Copyright Claimant:
Warner Bros. Pictures, Inc.
Copyright Date:
19 July 1926
Copyright Number:
LP22935
Physical Properties:
Silent
Black and White
Length(in feet):
6,671
Length(in reels):
7
Country:
United States
Language:
English
Passed by NBR:
No
SYNOPSIS

Rosina Vonet, Philip Garth, and Matthew Garner, chafing against the narrow prejudices of Benjamin Stone, their guardian, determine to fulfill their ambitions in London: Rosina, a stage career; Philip, a career as a poet; and Matthew, a financial wizard. Philip, who loves Rosina, becomes despondent and alcoholic over his failure. Rosina obtains a role in a musical comedy; though also unsuccessful, she is charmed by Erwen, an author, who excites Philip's jealousy. Meanwhile, Matthew marries a wealthy widow and vindictively ruins his guardian's business while posing as a philanthropist. Intent on circumventing Rosina, Matthew persuades her to accept a job as a model with Madame Mathilde and schemes to seduce her. Erwen, Philip, and Matthew's irate wife denounce him, and his fortune is lost on the market. Philip wins a contract with a London editor and is happily reconciled with ... +


Rosina Vonet, Philip Garth, and Matthew Garner, chafing against the narrow prejudices of Benjamin Stone, their guardian, determine to fulfill their ambitions in London: Rosina, a stage career; Philip, a career as a poet; and Matthew, a financial wizard. Philip, who loves Rosina, becomes despondent and alcoholic over his failure. Rosina obtains a role in a musical comedy; though also unsuccessful, she is charmed by Erwen, an author, who excites Philip's jealousy. Meanwhile, Matthew marries a wealthy widow and vindictively ruins his guardian's business while posing as a philanthropist. Intent on circumventing Rosina, Matthew persuades her to accept a job as a model with Madame Mathilde and schemes to seduce her. Erwen, Philip, and Matthew's irate wife denounce him, and his fortune is lost on the market. Philip wins a contract with a London editor and is happily reconciled with Rosina. +

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